Monthly Archives: February 2013

Originally posted on Desiring Progress:
Petition re-opened until May 31st – please click here. Below is the text of a petition drafted by Paul Lewis, Tim Horton and myself, calling for an inquiry into sexual and psychological abuse in Chetham’s…


A world record!

Reprintedfrom ‘TheWitness’ A FORMER Pietermaritzburg cabaret artist and world record breaker is back in the City of Choice after living overseas and in the North Coast for 25 years. Eddie Payne (77) broke his own world record for blowing two … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Pride's Purge:
(satire) A severely disabled Leicester King faces having to find work after being declared fit to work by French firm ATOS Healthcare despite being registered dead and suffering severe 550-year-old sword wounds to the head.…

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Ideal after a whole day of Shostakovich Symphony no. 4

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In the presence of greatness! – Maurice Murphy

One of my all time trumpet heroes was and remains the great Maurice Murphy. This god of the trumpet world was as good as it was possible to be on the instrument. He could play anything. I always speak of … Continue reading

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All the wrong questions to ask a composer!

This is excruciatingly funny. Just like one of those painful episodes of The Office! I found this interview on Norman Lebrecht’s ‘Slipped Disk’ site. Norman says, “… You might think the video interview below was a parody. It isn’t. Every … Continue reading

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