Daily Archives: June 6, 2013

Above and beyond the call of duty……Tristan and Isolde

A few years ago I went for a short break to Vienna and during my stay I realised one of my lifetime ambitions, to attend a Wagner opera at the Staatsoper. The opera that went to see was the one … Continue reading

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Postgraduate studies ‘only for the rich………or preserving academic credibility?

An article in the Independent newspaper states “postgraduate education has become like an “exclusive golf club” that is open only to the very rich, new research will warn on Wednesday” Studying for a qualification beyond a degree is now out … Continue reading

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Early Morning in Cathedral Square, Vilnius.

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Marching Band……..Bergerac Style (with some suitably appropriate uplifting music)

Photo taken in Bergerac, France, September 2012

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“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke

Why the Peaceful Majority is Irrelevant by Paul E. Marek (a second-generation Canadian, whose grandparents fled Czechoslovakia just prior to the Nazi takeover. He is an educational consultant specializing in programs that protect children from predatory adults) I used to know … Continue reading

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