Category Archives: Music & Musicians

Walking and Singing

Our Hunting, Wandering and Gathering Heritage This excursion into that which is asserted to be inescapably human began with the reading of The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin,. I quote here from Wikipedia’s entry for the book: The basic idea that … Continue reading

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In Praise of German Culture

Learned Through My Father My father was a Germanophile even though we haven’t any family history rooted in the Germanic peoples, except for a Dutch ancestor who emigrated to Nieuw Amsterdam in the 17th Century. Dad belonged to the German Club … Continue reading

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