Charles Cowling
  Posted by our Tudor music correspondent Richard Rawlinson England’s finest early composer Thomas Tallis died in 1585, having served as court musician for Henry VIII, Edward VI, Queen Mary and Elizabeth I. Royal patronage then was the equivalent of being signed up to a major record label pre iTunes. He
Charles Cowling
Charles Cowling
  This patch restores the cross that was on the coffin in the beta version, but it was taken out in the final version. I used Tile Layer Pro to transfer the cross sprite from the prototype rom to the American rom. [Source]
Charles Cowling
  To see the coffin, click here. 
Charles Cowling
    Awdri and Allan Doyle are funeral directors in Galashiels. Their new business has been open for just a year. You can read what we think of them here.  When Awdri’s Dad died in October, Awdri wanted Amazing Grace at the funeral — the tune rather than the words.
Charles Cowling
  We are indebted to Anne Barber for making this paraphrase of what the Daily Telegraph’s obituaries’ editor, Harry de Quetteville, said on Sunday’s Broadcasting House on dear old Radio 4.  We all love a good story, but a good anecdote is even better, briefly, amusingly confirming or upsetting the