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Name That Tune: Big Ben Chimes

Name That Tune: Big Ben Chimes

Big Ben refers to the clock, the chimes and the tower of the Houses of Parliament. It is the most famous free standing clock tower on earth, and the sound of its bell is truly iconic. But like many famous English things, it is not by an English person. It is from Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus, … Continue reading

Driving with Death

Driving with Death

“You’re not leaving this room again tonight,” said my friend Janette, her voice shaking with fear as she leant against the locked door of our hotel room. “But I need the bathroom. If I don’t go now I’ll wet myself,” I pleaded. “I promise I won’t be long, and you can lock the door after … Continue reading