Archive for May 2004

Music for the masses.

Monday, May 24th, 2004

I had a very musical weekend indeed. On Saturday night, I went to what I believe is the only Brighton Festival event I’ve ever attended, despite having lived here for three years: Came So Far for Beauty, an evening of Leonard Cohen songs performed b…

Cargo Cults

Saturday, May 22nd, 2004

It’s always exciting to find out strange new things, and today’s fascinating tidbit of weirdness comes from the South Seas:…

Right on the money.

Thursday, May 13th, 2004

I always get a kick out of The Morning News, but the most recent Non-Expert column on the subject of English had me chuckling in a particularly appreciative manner. While I try to do as little proofreading/editing work as possible these days (translating…