- Listening to:
- Mendelssohn, piano concerto no. 1 in G minor, op. 25. Another
CD. I haven't listened to this CD in ages, so this is a clear
indication of the value of doing the traversal. It's neat
music, so there's no reason for me to have avoided it. It's
just too easy when picking out my five or six CDs for the day to
decide on things that I've bought more recently.
- A recent movie:
- O Brother, where are thou? This was an
amusing film. It's really pretty light-weight, but that doesn't
make it any less effective. If you know to look for them, the
references to the Odyssey are fun to pick up. The
blue-grass soundtrack is also very appealing. Verdict: a very
I think my heel is healing (ba-boom).
As I write the Australian cricket team is going through all sorts of
pain in their game against India (the second test match in a series of
three). They have no batsmen left, are 174/8, and look almost certain
to lose their first test match in absolutely ages. They did as they
said they would, and played to win, even with a big target to get on
the last day, so they deserve some credit for playing positively. I
hope the Australian press, which can be famously unforgiving, if not
rabid, don't accuse them of playing recklessly.