Friday Playlist: Celebrating the arrival of Spring

It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke   For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, this week saw us pass the spring equinox on 20 March.  In celebration of this gorgeous time of year, here is a spring-themed playlist mixing classical pieces…

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Friday Playlist: birthday hits from 1959

My beloved Mr Tracks has been celebrating his 60th birthday this week. He said that he had not looked forward to a birthday so much in ages, given that he now has the delights of a bus pass and a senior citizen's rail card!  It seems only right that this week's playlist should showcase some…

My favourite listens this week: celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is an opportunity for us all to make a positive contribution to the drive to achieve gender equality. This celebration allows us to shine a magnificent spotlight on the achievement of women across all aspects of society, and from all around the world. Thus are the vital stepping stones formed across which…