Your 5 pieces of music & why
1 Purcell. Evening hymn. Just listen to the words. Click Here
2 Handel. Aria from ' Jephtha' Waft her, Angels through the sky. One of the most beautiful arias very written. Click Here
3 Mahler 8th Symphony Veni, Creator Spiritus. Our three girls sang this with the RSNO junior chorus. Wonderful memories. Click Here
4 Queen 'Bohemian Rhapsody'. This gets better every time I listen. It is also a useful test of your headphones. Click Here
5 Sullivan Overture to Iolanthe, Orquesrta do Algarve. Brings back excitement of performing in the Gilbert and sullivan operas at school. Nostalgia. Click Here
Your book & why
Anything by P G Wodehouse, but particularly books with Jeeves and Wooster.
Wonderful turn of phrase. Bertie refers to his aunt as a ' Nephew crusher' That's genius.
Your luxury item & why
A luxury yacht' to get me off the desert island. Is that allowed?