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by Agnes Selby
Sat Feb 13, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: The campaign through the eyes of a foreign journalist
Replies: 4
Views: 456

Re: The campaign through the eyes of a foreign journalist

A very interesting article.

Looking at the campaign from Australia, it seems to me that it consists mainly of insults.
I ask myself, is it the person who uses the most foul language who will win the
presidency? I hope not!

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Called to jury duty
Replies: 20
Views: 1189

Re: Called to jury duty

I am glad you don't have to sit there for 2 weeks.

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Thu Jan 14, 2016 9:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Called to jury duty
Replies: 20
Views: 1189

Re: Called to jury duty

Good luck! You never know, it might be interesting!!!!

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Wed Jan 13, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Happy Birthday, Donald.
Replies: 9
Views: 747

Happy Birthday, Donald.

Happy Birthday to Donald.

Our whole family would like to wish you the very "bestest". I hope you will
enjoy the day.

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Wed Jan 13, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Classical Concert Reviews
Topic: Pianist Liam Kaplan Plays Bach, WTC, Book 1
Replies: 5
Views: 3875

Re: Pianist Liam Kaplan Plays Bach, WTC, Book 1

Thank you, Donald. I do remember when you first wrote about this young boy
and only recently wondered what had happened to him. We can expect great music from
him in the years to come.

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Mon Jan 04, 2016 5:16 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Happy New year!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1044

Re: Happy New year!!

Americans are rather privileged as they DON'T have to vote!!!

In Australia voting is compulsory!!!!

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:39 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Happy New year!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1044

Re: Happy New year!!

lennygoran wrote:
Agnes Selby wrote:I wish you all a Happy New Year.

Regards,
Agnes.
Agnes thanks-a Happy and Healthy New Year to you and yours! Regards, Len

Thank you, Lenny, I hope you and your dear wife will have a good and healthy 2016.
Are you planning any travels?

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Happy New year!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1044

Re: Happy New year!!

Agnes, so good to hear from you. Happy New Year to you as well. I look at the posts every day, John. Unfortunately, I have no comment to make. However, I am fascinated by the electioneering in the USA as we do not have such excitement in Australia. Compared to America, our elections are rather bori...
by Agnes Selby
Sat Jan 02, 2016 4:48 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Happy New year!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1044

Happy New year!!

I wish you all a Happy New Year.

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Hungerford CD Album
Replies: 17
Views: 1899

Re: New Hungerford CD Album

Just ordered this CD plus the all Beethoven recital. I have the Hungerford Vanguard PS and am interested to see what difference a live venue makes to Bruce Hungerford's playing of these sonatas. Like Agnes, I don't know anyone here who has heard of Bruce Hungerford which is a great pity. Agnes, how...
by Agnes Selby
Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:43 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: New Hungerford CD Album
Replies: 17
Views: 1899

Re: New Hungerford CD Album

Beautiful recording which spoke directly to my heart. I can't praise it enough. It arrived yesterday (Monday in Australia) and we have listened to the Beethoven twice. It is a great pity that Bruce Hungerford is unknown in Australia. In his youth only English performers were of any importance. I wel...
by Agnes Selby
Mon Nov 23, 2015 4:25 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Philly in Trouble Again
Replies: 26
Views: 1636

Re: Philly in Trouble Again

A recent piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer indicates that the Philadelphia Orchestra is sliding back into serious financial trouble. This is all despite the supposed "buzz" around the music director, Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Attendance has been falling sharply, donations have also fallen off consider...
by Agnes Selby
Tue Nov 03, 2015 5:11 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: blue duckling survives prague
Replies: 19
Views: 988

Re: blue duckling survives prague

Have a good time, Lenny!!!

Regards.
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Mon Oct 26, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Happy Birthday, RebLem!
Replies: 4
Views: 492

Re: Happy Birthday, RebLem!

Happy birthday, may all your wishes come true. Enjoy the day.

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:57 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Germany is at it again.
Replies: 28
Views: 2147

Re: Germany is at it again.

It is a very frightening situation. A 15 year old Muslim boy shot a police accountant as he was leaving the police station after work two weeks ago. A number of people were shot in a city coffee shop. Threats are received daily at Catholic and Jewish schools and street preachers indoctrinate 12 year...
by Agnes Selby
Thu Oct 01, 2015 12:13 am
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 19411

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

I just saw the Trump interview on CNN. The man has high praise for himself.
by Agnes Selby
Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:02 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: What is your religion/faith?
Replies: 30
Views: 1578

Re: What is your religion/faith?

Amazing old man! After all, he is 78 years old. How does he manage such
a rigorous schedule?
by Agnes Selby
Tue Sep 15, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 19411

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Somewhere in America there is a man called Trump on his head he wears a blond hump under the hump there is little brain not much to cause him any pain. The pain will come when he is selected and more pain when he is elected. He will tell Putin "you are fired" and the woman Merkel, "you are not hired...
by Agnes Selby
Fri Sep 04, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Going To Berlin
Replies: 24
Views: 1973

Re: Going To Berlin

Lenny, enjoy your wonderful trip. There is much to be enjoyed!

Kind regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Canadian Cree woman is Ms. Universe
Replies: 2
Views: 819

Re: Canadian Cree woman is Ms. Universe

She is beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by Agnes Selby
Thu Aug 27, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 19411

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Another explanation, Agnes, based on the most recent Pew research. Their data reveal that dissatisfaction with both political parties, normally found among "independents," has sharply risen in the last few months among "Republicans" and, particularly, among "independent leaning Republicans." This g...
by Agnes Selby
Wed Aug 26, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 19411

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

How can a nattering twit like Agnes Selby think she has anything to say about American politics??? I seem to recollect that when they built that Sydney Opera House, it had no bathrooms. Good luck with that...!! Really. "A Nattering twit"? This is not part of this conversation and neither is the Syd...
by Agnes Selby
Tue Aug 25, 2015 6:38 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 19411

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

How can this be happening? How can a clown like Trump(et) even aspire
to be President and is it possible that so many Americans would vote for him?
by Agnes Selby
Sat Aug 08, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 19411

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

John F wrote:As David Brooks observed in a recent column, with Trump, ego is ideology.

I watched the entire "show". Yes, all that matters to Trump(et) is his ego.
How many times is he going to mention how marvellously clever he is making all that
fortune?
by Agnes Selby
Thu Aug 06, 2015 6:26 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Chamber Music.
Replies: 9
Views: 812

Re: Chamber Music.

Also don't forget wikipedia, Agnes. Here is a "jumping off" page for string quartet ensembles. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_string_quartet_ensembles And one for classical music trios. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Classical_music_trios ------ Thank you so much for your help. Regar...
by Agnes Selby
Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:33 am
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Chamber Music.
Replies: 9
Views: 812

Re: Chamber Music.

Dear Lance,

Thank you very much for your great help. Your list gives me a lot of reading to do.
It is wonderful to have good friends.

Kind regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Tue Aug 04, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Chamber Music.
Replies: 9
Views: 812

Re: Chamber Music.

Thank you Piston and John. It is much appreciated.

Kind regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Tue Aug 04, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Classical Music Chatterbox
Topic: Chamber Music.
Replies: 9
Views: 812

Chamber Music.

I would be most grateful if anyone could help me find biographical books
by chamber music artists. Thank you in advance.

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Gonna Be A Hot One
Replies: 22
Views: 1158

Re: Gonna Be A Hot One

Thank you, Lenny. I will.

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Gonna Be A Hot One
Replies: 22
Views: 1158

Re: Gonna Be A Hot One

Thank you, Lenny. It is a beautiful flower. I will see if I can get some seeds for it.

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Mon Jul 27, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Gonna Be A Hot One
Replies: 22
Views: 1158

Re: Gonna Be A Hot One

What a lovely house!!!!! And what is the name of the flower? No wonder you enjoy gardening in such beautiful setting. Our garden is now absolutely full of snowdrops. I will confess to you a terrible crime but it must stay between us and cannot go beyond these "walls". It could land us in jail!!! :lo...
by Agnes Selby
Sun Jul 26, 2015 10:41 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Gonna Be A Hot One
Replies: 22
Views: 1158

Re: Gonna Be A Hot One

lennygoran wrote:
Agnes Selby wrote: There we enjoyed a lovely brook flowing melodiously through the garden and fulfilling
my husband's need for gardening.
Agnes so it's your husband who's the gardener-all this time I thought it was you! Regards, Len :)

I am too but he is the REAL gardener, I am just an assistant.
by Agnes Selby
Sun Jul 26, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Gonna Be A Hot One
Replies: 22
Views: 1158

Re: Gonna Be A Hot One

I think of Philadelphia as home away from home. Somehow, I was fortunate to meet the nicest people. I also love the Rhoden statues and the great museum and the river flowing so beautifully with trees surrounding it and flowering in the Spring. Perhaps it has changed but in my mind it remains the sa...
by Agnes Selby
Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:32 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Gonna Be A Hot One
Replies: 22
Views: 1158

Re: Gonna Be A Hot One

I am sorry about your darling little fish but the heron is beautiful and majestic. How did you manage to take a photo of him? Well, yes, New York is fascinating and noisy. But just think how many films were made with stories centered on Philadelphia. I think of Philadelphia as home away from home. S...
by Agnes Selby
Thu Jul 23, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Gonna Be A Hot One
Replies: 22
Views: 1158

Re: Gonna Be A Hot One

Snow fell on the outskirts of Sydney and children did not attend school but played in the snow. Roads were closed and as for me personally, it was mid-winter Philadelphia all over again. Agnes I had no idea-we face conditions like this when we go to the superb Philadelphia Flower show every March-c...
by Agnes Selby
Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: Classical Concert Reviews
Topic: Marc-André Hamelin - IKIF
Replies: 3
Views: 1792

Re: Marc-André Hamelin - IKIF

A wonderful review, Donald. I wish I had been there.

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Gonna Be A Hot One
Replies: 22
Views: 1158

Re: Gonna Be A Hot One

In what has so far been a relatively decent summer today it's gonna reach into the middle 90's-ouch! Glad we got that rain yesterday morning-schlepping hoses around today would be madness. Hope our old central air conditioning can take it-appropriately last night we watched an American Experience s...
by Agnes Selby
Tue Jul 21, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 19411

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Is this true?

"People deserve the leaders they voted for".
by Agnes Selby
Sat Jul 18, 2015 10:00 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Harper Lee
Replies: 13
Views: 872

Re: Harper Lee

This week's metrofocus had something on it--she wasn't a recluse by any means according to the interview-had many friends and social activities in NYC: http://www.thirteen.org/metrofocus/watch/ Regards, Len She lived a full and successful life. She is still alive aged 88 but she is blind and deaf.
by Agnes Selby
Sat Jul 18, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Harper Lee
Replies: 13
Views: 872

Re: Harper Lee

Of course not. But it does confuse matters, since it was written first. I hope you are right John F. "To Kill A Mockingbird" is a classic. For high school students in many countries it is required reading. Atticus Finch is the perfect father and a perfect man with deep social understanding and tole...
by Agnes Selby
Fri Jul 17, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Harper Lee
Replies: 13
Views: 872

Harper Lee

Will the "Watchman" kill the "Mockingbird?"
by Agnes Selby
Mon Jul 13, 2015 5:58 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 19411

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

Trump's statement about Mexican migrants reveals the "hate" factor which most people like to embrace. If you look at history you will find that people "love to hate". Crafty leaders have always found hatred a very important ploy in wars. I likened his speech referring to the Mexicans the same ploy H...
by Agnes Selby
Sun Jul 12, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Revealing Trump interview...
Replies: 454
Views: 19411

Re: Revealing Trump interview...

I can only go on what I see in the newspapers and on TV. I see that Trump has chosen a mighty weapon - HATE. It worked for Hitler and seems to be working for Trump. He is "trumpeting" against a minority, something people have carried in their hearts and did not dare to express. So did Hitler and it ...
by Agnes Selby
Mon Jun 15, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Living with a blind cat
Replies: 14
Views: 1086

Re: Living with a blind cat

Thank you John F. I have never seen such a cat.

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Sat Jun 13, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Living with a blind cat
Replies: 14
Views: 1086

Re: Living with a blind cat

lennygoran wrote:Image


Agnes just don`t know-there was no one to ask-then there was the fellow above! Len
-------------

Well, he is having a laugh, so he must know something....
by Agnes Selby
Fri Jun 12, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Living with a blind cat
Replies: 14
Views: 1086

Re: Living with a blind cat

http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o7/lensue/IMG_6266_zpsbhb4jcip.jpg Lovely story-last week while visiting private gardens in westchester county we came across this delightful cat-he followed us around for a long time. Len -------------- Lenny, I have never seen a cat with such a tail. Does anyone...
by Agnes Selby
Thu Jun 11, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Living with a blind cat
Replies: 14
Views: 1086

Re: Living with a blind cat

I love hearing about Babe. How lovely about your dog sensing Babe's problem and giving her a kiss. My daughter's cat, Mushi is blind in one eye. He no longer gets into fights and spends most of his time lying in Nick's or Anna's bed. (my grandkids). He is a black cat with one shiny eye. He is gorgeo...
by Agnes Selby
Sun May 31, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: We Found It!
Replies: 7
Views: 807

Re: We Found It!

Thank you, Lenny. All is well here. It is the beginning of winter and at times
I feel I am back in Philadelphia.

Regards,
Agnes.
by Agnes Selby
Thu May 28, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: We Found It!
Replies: 7
Views: 807

Re: We Found It!

Very beautiful, Lenny.
by Agnes Selby
Fri Apr 24, 2015 5:02 pm
Forum: Corner Pub
Topic: Quiz
Replies: 13
Views: 1106

Re: Quiz

Very beautiful, Lenny! Reminds me of our garden in Laurel Lane, Haverford, Pa. Many years ago. Regards, Agnes. Agnes thanks-still it's not what I want to see in our garden-this is what we like-it's our earliest azalea to bloom-Cornell Pink! Regards, Len PS- I see Haverford, Pa on a map-we love to r...