The Power of Music

As my daughter’s wedding approaches, and I see the care with which she and her fianc√© choose their music, I am reminded how music is directly connected to our emotions. Music can stir men to battle, soothe a baby to sleep, arouse passion, unite us in patriotism, make us dance, make us happy, make us … More The Power of Music

Lost In The Music

A friend remarked, as he picked up an iPod, that his grandmother would refuse to believe that a thing so tiny could possibly hold thousands of songs. It started me thinking how extraordinary the playing of recorded music has become. It’s the stuff of Science Fiction, except no Science Fiction writer predicted the storage of … More Lost In The Music

Travel Is A Bug

More than a week after returning from Europe I still feel as if I’ve lost something, but I’m not sure what. Perhaps it’s the stimulation of doing something new and interesting every day. Perhaps it’s the company 24/7 of someone who shares my new interests in art history and architecture, who enables me to explore … More Travel Is A Bug