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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 šŸ˜‰ 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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Waiting For The Snow

It is claimedĀ that the Eskimos have as many asĀ 400 different words for snow.Ā This is a claim which is hotly disputed and even referred to as “The Great Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax”. Be that as it may, in Hebrew, there is (to … Continue reading

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Cold Hands, Warm Heart

Winter has come to the Holy Land, in all its cruel splendour and – as usual, in Israel – we were caught unprepared. It’s not that the meteorological office didn’t warn us about the storm front blowing in from Russia. … Continue reading

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The City in White

The snow has come! I awoke to the news that snow was falling heavily in Jerusalem. I rushed to the window – not before turning on the heating and wrapping myself up well in my dressing-gown, and an extra fleece … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey

The relentless rain paused and the sun made a brief appearance round about lunchtime today – for just enough time to permit me to dash down to theĀ makoletĀ  (מכול×Ŗ – accent on the second syllable) – the grocery store – … Continue reading

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Snow

Jerusalemites awoke this morning to a white dawn. Well, that’s what the radio newsreader said, any way. So I dragged myself out of my nice warm bed over to the window and looked out expectantly. Duh??? Snow? What snow? Maybe … Continue reading

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