The Dangling Conversation

It's a still life watercolor, Of a now late afternoon, As the sun shines through the curtained lace And shadows wash the room. And we sit and drink our coffee Couched in our indifference, Like shells upon the shore You can hear the ocean roar In the dangling conversation And the superficial sighs, The borders … Continue reading The Dangling Conversation

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A life you love

Words from a book I last read six years ago. “Before I go," he said, and paused -- "I may kiss her?" It was remembered afterwards that when he bent down and touched her face with his lips, he murmured some words. The child, who was nearest to him, told them afterwards, and told her … Continue reading A life you love

Chiaki playing Rachmaninoff – one of the best TV moments ever!

Chiaki has been my role model in more ways than one for quite a long time now. Here's his chilling performance of the first movement from Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto 2. https://vimeo.com/124397123 When I watched Nodame Cantabile for the first time, I found it a bit odd that so much focus was being given on the performances … Continue reading Chiaki playing Rachmaninoff – one of the best TV moments ever!