Tag Archives: Culture

The Boulevardier

A couple of days ago, I wrote another musical entry about Joseph Rheinberger, and a comment led me to look at the world of Palm Court and Light music. I suppose I have taken a disdaining attitude to light music … Continue reading

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Speech and Pronunciation

I was giving an English lesson this morning to a young French engineer in his place of work in Rouen. It seemed appropriate, as his main objective is speech and pronunciation, to introduce him to the various accents and dialects … Continue reading

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