Oradour-sur-Glane

I had never heard of Oradour-sur-Glane, but my recent visit to the remains of this village in rural France, was one of the most profound experiences to occur in my life. Most people will probably never have the opportunity of visiting Oradour-sur-Glane, but it makes a...

La Belle France with Paul

“As you know, at Simply Flute, we are attempting to bring you a varied menu of content and this week is no exception.” Another week passes and for much of it I have been in the recording studios of London with the soundtrack to the upcoming ‘Mission...

Houses of Parliament

“Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life! For there is in London all that life can afford”,  – Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) Having lived in London for a very large part of my life, I find myself more than agreeing with the wisdom of Dr. Johnson....

Buckingham Palace

“We have the French to be grateful to for the arrival of  ‘The French School of Flute playing’” The last week has been a busy one with writing and recording material for a one off promotional study package of Kohler’s Valse de la Poupée, from 25 Romantic...