☆ Hollow Point

Each time I am told I should unreservedly respect decisions made by authorities in secret, I remember this song by Chris Wood. I always cry when I play it. [youtube http://youtu.be/tI2YdHt_V7s] In case you don’t recognise the story, it’s about Jean Charles de Menezes and his killing by British police whose certainty he was an Islamic […]

☆ The Social Media Chorale

Chatting with Jill earlier, I ended up watching this TED talk by composer Eric Whitacre: Which led me to his Virtual Choir project, which I found exceptionally beautiful and moving: and to this year’s Virtual Choir 2.0, which drew together an astounding pool of global talent: I’m moved by both works, by the beauty of […]