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My Coronation posts

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Last year when the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee was celebrated, I noticed that some people thought it was the anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation, so I decided then that, all well, I’d make a post this year about the Coronation on its 60th anniversary. I didn’t begin work on it until 1st June 2013, the eve of the anniversary, and I …

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JTHonlinePics is up and away, at last

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Way back on 29 December 2010 I created jthonlinepics.com as a site for galleries of photos I’ve taken, and a blog about photographic matters and my galleries. I created some holding pages for blog and gallery, with no serious content, and I set WordPress to discourage search engines because I didn’t want the site to go public until I had …

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Verdi: The Complete Works

In Gadgets, General, Media, Music, Photography, video by John2 Comments

I have to admit that I’m a real sucker for big collections of classical music CDs, especially if they are of composers, conductors, artists and musical genres.  Or even of a nostalgic recorded music period in my life when RCA Living Stereo and Mercury Living Presence recordings in the years when stereo first came out, and many recordings demonstrated ping …