Monthly Archives: April 2016

QUICKSILVER – The Mercurial Emil Zátopek

Those of you kind enough and interested enough to read my blog regularly in the past will have noticed that it has diminished almost to vanishing point over the last two years. There are several reasons for this, but the principal one is that I have been spending a lot of time in Prague and […]






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SAINT EMIL

Radio is a frequently ignored medium, except for those airwaves transmitting what Noel Coward referred to as ‘the potency of cheap music’. But for those of us of a relatively serious bent – better late than never, I hear the plaintive cry – BBC Radio4 is invaluable; the more so, since you can now tune […]






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