The fifth and sixth symphonies were bot premiered at the same day. So what did Beethoven do the next day indeed?
Missing Terry Pratchett.
Good point. I think you are right. Never thought of that.
And of course they always go in the middle of the night.
I had that experience once as a young boy. I wanted to sing a song for my grandparents at their wedding anniversary, but when rehearsing with the pianist she was playing so many notes, I changed my mind.
I saw someone being arrested by the pulleys.
I finally found time to read “The Yarn of the ‘Nancy Bell’” and you were right: I loved it. Thanks very much.
Indeed, that’s what we (I am Dutch indeed) did after the terrible flood of 1953. We spent a lot of money (yes, tax payer’s money) to build dikes. And we keep spending money to strengthen them.
Reminds me of this movie “All Is Lost” with Robert Redford where he sets fire to his inflatable life raft.
Ah! Fond childhood memories. Watching Rex Harrison in Doctor Dolittle and laughing about the pushmi-pullyu.