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Here’s to Life! A celebration of the 70th anniversary of Merlin’s birth.

On this the eve of the July 21, 2017, 70th anniversary of Merlin’s birth, I am still over the moon and greatly inspired for having travelled to London, England, Paris and Versailles France and Amsterdam, the Netherlands in June.  I wanted … Continue reading

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The Danish Girl.

A most remarkable film: a true cinematic tour de force from Eddie Redmayne.  Basta!  Just give him the Oscar, Golden Globe, A Knighthood conferred by his classmate, HRH, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and just rename the BAFTA ‘The Redmayne.’ … Continue reading

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Body and Soul.

© 2014 Molly Johnson Live in Paris. 1930 Music: Johnny Green Lyrics: Frank Eyton/Robert Sour/Edward Heyman Beautiful interpretation by a Canadian mover. _____________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Je Suis Charlie… on est tous Charlie!

July 14, 1989 200th Anniversary Celebrations of the French Republic Soprano Jessye Norman at Place de la Concorde singing La Marseillaise At the time of this performance, Merlin was still incarnate.  Pandora, my adorable sister, was then living in Paris … Continue reading

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Piece by Piece.

Oil on linen 100 x 76 cm © 2011 Mark Jameson Provenance: Commissioned by & featuring, Prof. Ian Young, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland. http://www.markjameson.co.uk/ Ravishing and it readily surfaces such marvellous memories of Paris. ______________________________ © 2013-2017 Arvin da Braga. … Continue reading

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That Sinking Feeling (Self-Portrait).

Oil on Linen 1000 x 650 mm © 2009 Mark Jameson Provenance:  Private collection. Winner of the 2009 BP Young Portrait Award http://www.markjameson.co.uk/ To say that I am besotted is not the half of it… such fecund sensuality… I am … Continue reading

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