Opera & Ballet: The Odd Couple

I have a piece in today’s Independent about how opera and ballet are engaging in a burgeoning rapprochement…starting with the Covent Garden loos. http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/classical/features/ballet-and-opera–the-odd-couple-1823711.html.

More Friday treats on the way here on JDCMB, later today.

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"