August 2015 My first thought was, “Why is Ronnie Wood at The University Women’s Club in Mayfair?” But then I quickly realized it wasn’t Ronnie Wood. It was instead the man I was waiting to speak to: Dr… Read More

So-Called Liberated Days

July 2015 I have seen Rod Stewart live seven times: Calgary in 1984; Wembley Stadium in London in 1986 (“it’s not raining”, but it was); Brighton in 1987 (he danced with his mom whilst singing “My Girl” by… Read More

A Tribute to
Geoffrey Carnall (1927-2015)

June 2015 I learned recently that my PhD supervisor Geoffrey Carnall had passed away. I had the great privilege of working with him from 1988 through 1992, and what I learned from him then is still with me… Read More