The Daemon’s in all of us!

The Secret Commonwealth by Philip Pullman A Review Like many other fans of the original trilogy - and already well into The Secret Commonwealth - I sat down three weeks ago to watch the BBC's production of His Dark Materials. At lunchtime on the following day, I discussed it with a friend. Of course, it …

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In Black and White [3]

Early Keyboards [Hydraulis, Organ and Clavichord] by Andrew G Lockhart The hydraulis was invented in Alexandria by a talented engineer called Ctesibius, probably an Egyptian. However, at the time, Alexandria was a Greek city, the centre of Hellenic learning and culture, and whatever the inventor’s nationality, the organ is claimed as a Greek invention. By …

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