Tag: Puccini

La Bohème

Despite being an institutionalised bourgeois of many years standing, in my heart of hearts I am a bohemian. Daily, I starve in my cold water garret, suffering for my art and the love of a petite Parisian who is dying of...

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The Girl of the Golden West

A few years ago, when I still had a fist full of dollars, I visited a small mining town between Santa Fe and Albuquerque called Madrid. It was a one-horse town with a single road running through it. The miners’ shacks had...

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