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Excerpt and Collaboration Tuesday - When I was One-and-Twenty - Housman

I am thrilled to present today’s post: an illustration of A.E. Housman’s famous poem, “When I was One-and-Twenty,” drawn and composed by Mr. Geo Kalpataru. Geo’s style is vibrant, imaginative, and almost Dr. 29 more words

Poetry

The Remorseful Day

I was reminded of the below poem by A. E. Housman, while watching a dramatisation of “The Remorseful Day”, the last in the Inspector Morse series, in which Morse meets his maker (or perhaps not as Morse is an atheist). 143 more words

Best reads of 2014 (or what I found in my notebook)

When I read and write, I connect dots. Maybe you do too. Earlier this month, I noticed — and commented on — a Facebook post… 1,341 more words

Field Notes

Identity Part Two Our Conscience, our most reliable lodestar

In The Eighth Day, Thornton Wilder writes, “We did not choose the day of our birth nor may we choose the day of our death, yet choice is the sovereign faculty of the mind. 1,633 more words

Philosophy

This is really good

This is really good, beautiful, positive, new pieces of the jigsaw giving a new view.

Mmm. Should I bother stating the old view? Perhaps, for a bit of context. 441 more words

New Life