Music Archive, Part II ~ hide’s first two singles

Music Archive is a series, where I write about albums or singles that have been released years ago, too long time ago to be enclosed in the “Reviews” category. Music Archive is thus forming its own subcategory under “Reviews”, even though these write-ups are not reviews, maybe not always even presentations.  They are just stories... Continue Reading →

Death: A Graveside Companion, edited by Joanna Ebenstein (Thames & Hudson, 2017)

Death: A Graveside Companion is a gorgeous looking and heavy – definitely not suitable for bedtime reading/studying – book edited by Joanna Ebenstein. On the cover it says “1,000 macabre illustrations” and that tells it all; it’s a book of illustrations. But although the certainty of death should encourage us to take it with the... Continue Reading →

Watching Finland Playing

Today, 11 July 2021, is the day for the EURO2020 final match between Italy and England. (EURO2020 is not a typing error, the name of the tournament was kept even though the event was postponed 'till 2021.) EURO2020 was also a special tournament for the Finland national football team (male), as it had made its... Continue Reading →

Henry Gray, a Man Behind Gray’s Anatomy

  British anatomist and surgeon, Henry Gray, died on 13 June 1861 at the age of 34, three years after Gray’s Anatomy was published. Very little is known about Henry Gray, but his masterpiece is still going strong. Dr Ruth Richardson, who has written a book about making of Gray’s Anatomy, starts her book by... Continue Reading →

Camden Rocks Festival 2016

I have wonderful memories from the 2016 Camden Rocks Festival. I attended the festival first time and I was happy to be there with my friend, Dave Renegade, who knows everyone and who knew which bands to go to see. I got some new friends, too. The festival took place on 4 June 2016 and... Continue Reading →

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