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30 Οκτ 2022

Many Rivers to Cross

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

          “Many Rivers to Cross” is a song written and recorded in 1969 by Jimmy Cliff. It has since been recorded by many musicians, including Eric Burdon & The Animals. The Animals were an English rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s. The band moved to London upon finding fame in 1964. The Animals were known for… (συνέχεια…)

19 Οκτ 2022

The Laughing Policeman

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

“The Laughing Policeman” is a music hall song recorded by British artist Charles Penrose (published under the pseudonym Charles Jolly in 1922). The song describes a fat jolly policeman who cannot stop laughing and has a chorus in which the sound of laughter is made in a sustained semi musical way by the singer. I know a fat old policeman… (συνέχεια…)

8 Σεπ 2022

Hugo Williams

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

  Poet, journalist and travel writer Hugo Williams was born in 1942 in Windsor and grew up in Sussex.     Siren Song I phone from time to time, to see if she’s changed the music on her answerphone. ‘Tell me in two words,’ goes the recording, ‘what you were going to tell in a… (συνέχεια…)

6 Σεπ 2022

How English Began

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία
6 Σεπ 2022

Ian Emberson

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

Ian Emberson (1936–2013) was a poet from Hove, Sussex, proud to have been christened by the poet Andrew Young. After moving around quite a bit, he spent his life in the small town of Todmorden, West Yorkshire.     Lingering by the Doorway of the Woods I was picking blackberries when I thought of the… (συνέχεια…)

25 Αυγ 2022

Richard Aldington

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

Richard Aldington (1892-1962) was a writer and poet from Portsmouth, England. He was an early associate of the Imagist movement.   To a Greek Marble Πότνια, πότνια, White grave goddess, Pity my sadness, O silence of Paros. I am not of these about thy feet, These garments and decorum; I am thy brother, Thy lover… (συνέχεια…)

29 Ιούλ 2022

Underground/Tube, Subway

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

Athens, Greece ● The Athens Metro ● The London Underground, or Tube ● Τhe New York City Subway

8 Ιούλ 2022

The Flame Trees of Thika

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

The Flame Trees of Thika is a British television serial of seven 50-minute episodes made by Euston Films for Thames Television in 1981. It was adapted by John Hawkesworth from the 1959 book of the same title by Elspeth Huxley, and is set in and around the town of Thika in Kenya‘s Central Province. The… (συνέχεια…)

8 Ιούλ 2022

Edward Elgar

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

Sir Edward William Elgar, 1st Baronet, (2 June 1857 – 23 February 1934) was an English composer, many of whose works have entered the British and international classical concert repertoire. Although Elgar is often regarded as a typically English composer, most of his musical influences were not from England but from continental Europe. He felt… (συνέχεια…)

5 Ιούλ 2022

The Channel Tunnel

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

The Channel Tunnel is a 50.46-kilometre railway tunnel that connects Folkestone with Coquelles beneath the English Channel at the Strait of Dover. It is the only fixed link between the island of Great Britain and the European mainland.

3 Ιούλ 2022

Toad in the Hole

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

«Φρύνος (είδος βατράχου) μέσα στην τρύπα» The unusually named toad in the hole is a traditional British delicacy consisting of a number of sausages baked in a Yorkshire pudding batter. The dish is traditionally served with vegetables, mashed potatoes, and onion gravy on the side. It was invented in the 18th century, when batter puddings first became… (συνέχεια…)

5 Ιούν 2022

Cor Anglais | English Horn

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

Το αγγλικό κόρνο ούτε αγγλικό είναι ούτε κόρνο! Ο συνθέτης Christopher Ball γεννήθηκε στην Αγγλία και συγκεκριμένα στο Leeds. Τhe cor anglais is neither from England nor related to the various conical-bore brass instruments called “horns,” such as the French horn, the natural horn, the post horn, or the tenor horn. The instrument originated in Silesia, a region largely within… (συνέχεια…)

21 Απρ 2022

Hamlet

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

4 Απρ 2022

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Συντάκτης: Κων/νος Βούλγαρης | Κάτω από: Χωρίς κατηγορία

In this classic dramatic monologue, the ageing Ulysses (i.e., Odysseus) prepares to leave his home of Ithaca and sail off into the sunset on one last adventure. Is he old and deluded, a man who cannot just accept he’s past it? Or is he a bold and brave adventurer whose persistence we should admire? Readers… (συνέχεια…)

The final model was made by Henri-Michel-Antoine Chapu (1833-1891), while the sculpting of the marble was made by Alexandre Falguière (1831-1900). A marble 3-metre tall complex showing Greece personified, crowning Lord Byron with a palm branch—a symbol of immortality—as a token of gratitude. The base of the sculpture is modular with embossed decorations on top… (συνέχεια…)