- Listening to:
- Haydn, piano sonata no 46 in E major, Hob. XVI: 31. I have no
idea what the "Hob. XVI:31" means. Clearly cataloguing Haydn's
works is a fairly major undertaking, with a need for
- A recent movie:
- The talented Mr. Ripley. I wanted to go and see
this in the cinema in February last
year, but never did manage it. Instead we watched it on
DVD. It's a very good film, but definitely not for the
faint-hearted. It's decidedly creepy. The central character
turns into a psychotic mess before your eyes, and it's really
quite horrifying. It's all about identity theft, which is quite
apt for this day and age, and very well-plotted; there aren't
any glaring plot-holes to distract you. In fact, it all seems
quite plausible, which just makes it all the more disturbing.
There's no real gore; the nastiness is mainly implicit and
off-screen, and this makes it at least as effective.
Oh, I should have said. It's the UK general election today.
I've done my bit and cast a vote (Commonwealth citizens can
vote in UK elections; isn't that neat?) We don't have a TV, but
it looks as if the online coverage
, courtesy of the BCC,
will be pretty good.