Retire now, work later: Like many in her mid-thirties FELICIA BROMFIELD felt there must be more to life than 12-hour days at the office – her solution…

Retire now, work later: Like many in her mid-thirties FELICIA BROMFIELD felt there must be more to life than 12-hour days at the office – her solution will tantalise you | UPDATED: 08:47 GMT, 23 November 2012 The way a wood-burning stove explodes into life when you place a log just so.

Nicholas McCarthy: One-handed pianist graduates the Royal College of Music making history

Music student, 23, becomes the first one-handed pianist to graduate from the Royal College of Music in its 130-year history Nicholas McCarthy was born without his right handHe graduated from the Royal College of Music today, the college's first one-hand pianist He is also part of The British Paraorchestra who performed to welcome Paralympic athletes to LondonHe plays music written for left-hand only | UPDATED: 21:46 GMT, 28 August 2012 A music student, who was born without his right hand, has made history by becoming the first one-handed pianist to graduate from the 130-year-old Royal College of Music.

The room didn"t stop spinning for three months: Hit by a crippling ear virus, violinist Andre Rieu needed a quick cure

The room didn't stop spinning for three months: Hit by a crippling ear virus, violinist Andre Rieu needed a quick cure ] Andrew Rieu has recovered from a viral infection Andre Rieu is the eccentric violinist who tours the world’s arenas at the helm of the Johann Strauss Orchestra. It is a frantic pace and his shows are enormous productions.