Hang onto your hat…

...we're going in... Ideally it would be good to get all interactive with this post. You will need: Something to play music on Some headphones (optional) A copy of Chopin's piano concertos numbers 1 & 2 (op 11 & 21 respectively) About 70 minutes of listening time Off we go then. The curtains of Number…

Strike a pose, Vogue!

Fashions are fascinating. When you are living in the moment, everything seems totally normal - the clothes you wear, the hair styles people have, the music being listened to, even the prevailing zeitgeist within politics and society generally. And yet, when one looks back on a particular time, even the relatively recent past, there are…