Monthly Archives: August 2015

PHQ, congratulations again.

  The Pavel Haas Quartet’s recording of the Dvorak G major and “American” Quartets won the Gramophone Award for Chamber  music for 2011, and not only that, the disc won overall Recording of the Year. Their next disc, Schubert’s “Death and the … Continue reading

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Notes on Basic Category Theory, v.9

I have tinkered a little with the previous version of the Notes, removing some fairly obvious typos, adding some remarks or improving a proof here and there, also adding a proof or two. That’s perhaps three or four pages of new material in all. … Continue reading

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Until the lights go out

“If you don’t know the exact moment when the lights will go out, you might as well read until they do.” I think I will adopt that as my motto. It’s from Clive James, in the Introduction to his Latest Readings which comes … Continue reading

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Watercolours at the Fitz

There are a couple of particularly good exhibitions on at the Fitzwilliam Museum here in Cambridge at the moment. Treasured Possessions from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment is fascinating, quirky, and full of wonderful exhibits. And now today we went … Continue reading

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