Category Archives: Nature

Flutes, Flowers and the Sex Life of Snails

It’s been a busy few weeks, no doubt about that. The second half of December was taken up with rehearsals for The Jerusalem Opera’s production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute, in which my choir, the Jerusalem Oratorio Chamber Choir, took part, together … Continue reading

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The Flowers of Autumn

The High Holy Days have been and gone, and I completely forgot about my promise to write about my trip to London. So much has happened since then, that the short break in the city of my birth has more … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Once again, I have let weeks go by without posting. And by now, there is so much to write about that I am debating with myself whether to split it over two posts, or simply try to be (very) concise … Continue reading

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Politics, the Weather and the Politics of Weather

Forgive me, Reader, for I have sinned. It has been nearly three weeks since my last blog post 😉 Whether it’s because I have been so busy, trying to learn my music for the two concerts I have coming up … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark

As I mentioned in a previous post, this is the first summer in many years when I haven’t gone abroad for a week or two. Instead, I’ve been taking a day off work here and there. The day before yesterday, … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest

Those of you who read Possum’s blog (that’s all of you, right? 😉 ) will know that for the past few days, I’ve been having a bit of a problem with the local fauna – specifically, Vespa Orientalis, or, in … Continue reading

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A Harmonious Visit

I’ve had a wonderful time this past week, both musically and otherwise, thanks to the visit of the Zamirchor from Bayreuth, who visited Israel for the first time between March 21st and March 27th. The Zamirchor hosted us in the … Continue reading

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