Showing posts from July, 2010

Edward Cahill - pianist. This family quest being one research phase of my next book - a biography of the brilliant but forgotten Australian concert pianist Edward Cahill (1895-1975)

Click on photographs to enlarge. The results are far superior.

Leica D-Lux 4

The next part of my research after South Africa for my next book, that on 'the family genius' the Australian concert pianist 'Uncle Eddie' (Edward Cahill [1895-1975] ), took me to Eze - a 'perched village' on the Cote d'Azur.

N.B.  Refer to 'Work in Progress'  for September 2010 for the very latest material on this ongoing research.

Of my classic cars I decided to drive my metallic dark green (Manitoba) Series I Peugeot 307 CC (2004) the 6000 kms round trip from Warsaw. Why did I choose a humble Peugeot - a car with seemingly so little cachet ? Reliability, readily available parts throughout all European countries, comfort, inexpensive to insure and it's a convertible. I have always found the first series car far more attractive in the metal than in photographs. Later models do not wear the family face well as the lines of the car are no longer cohesive and the  balance of…