Author Archives: hamer the framer

From Saint-Florent

Earlier last year we were in Corsica again, this time staying in St-Florent. Our house was on the edge of the town, with a view eastward across a field to the ancient cathedral and the hills and mountains beyond. This … Read more

A Winter Window Of Summer Sun

Oil paintings by Marcel Gatteaux in the window of the Rowley Gallery throughout January, shining their warm colourful light on a cold grey Kensington Church Street. A winter window of summer sun.

Being John McLean

This time last year, as relief from the winter gloom, we went down to Margate to see an exhibition of paintings by Patrick Heron. This year there’s no need to travel quite so far; the Art Space Gallery in Islington … Read more

One Earth, One People, One Love

Happy New Year

Suites Violoncelle J S Bach

Les suites pour violoncelle seul de Johann Sebastian Bach interprétées par Marc Coppey le 24 juin 2015, Chapelle de la Trinité, Lyon.

Bach Cello Solo No.1

In August 1954, at age of 77 Pau Casals (1876-1973) performed Bach’s G-Major Cello Solo at Abbaye “Saint-Michel-de-Cuxa”, a Catholic monastery located south of the small border town Prades in France (Catalonia of Spain is on the other side of … Read more

Bach – 6 Prelude

Sophia Bacelar plays the Prelude from Bach’s Cello Suite No.6 in D Major.

Bach: Cello Suite No.1 in G Major, Prelude

 Culture – the way we express ourselves and understand each other – can bind us together as one world.

Must Be Santa

A carol for Jeremy Corbyn

Not Dark Yet

A carol for Boris Johnson