Monthly Archives: January 2012

Don Giovanni

This weekend I went to see Mozart’s Don Giovanni at the Royal Opera House in London. It was beautiful, romantic, and also rather frightening. And melodramatic, of course, but that’s what opera is for. I adored Donna Anna, (I liked … Continue reading

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kung hei fat choi

A very happy, prosperous and lucky Chinese New Year to you all! May the year of the dragon bring you everything you wish for…

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weekend in Liverpool

This weekend I went to Liverpool to visit some friends and see the Alice in Wonderland exhibition at the Tate Gallery. Although the Tenniel illustrations (the ones the story was originally published with) are fabulous, my favourite are those by … Continue reading

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trip to Budapest

I’ve just come back from a visit to Budapest, where it was chilly but clear, and very relaxing. We visited the castle and walked around the old cobbly streets. I loved the houses all in pretty colours with different architectural … Continue reading

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