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Upcoming poetry events - North Yorkshire

It feels like there is a lot of poetry in the air, what with commemorations: for World War One unearthing the verse of that time; for the 50th year since Edith Sitwell died; and for what would have been Dylan Thomas’s 100th birthday. 431 more words

it's okay to have a heart-on in public...

it’s all right to declare love of orgasmic proportions for someone’s body…of work.

i’m writing this for reasons of sheer vanity, simply to share a magnificent piece of art that i hope might be someone else’s first contact with a particular genius. 294 more words

Meanderings

Edith Sitwell - beyond the Façade

Fifty years on from her death, I had hoped that during 2014 we would find ways for more people to discover Edith Sitwell’s work, going beyond the myths (some perpetuated by Edith herself) and going further in terms of her poetry than her best known, … 374 more words

Listening to Britten - Praise We Great Men


Flintham by John Piper, 1977. (c) The Piper Estate. Image used courtesy of Tate

Praise We Great Men, for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, bass, chorus (SATB) and orchestra (July-October 1976, orchestrated by Colin Matthews. 591 more words

Benjamin Britten

Rainy Season

The rainy season has finally arrived in the Puget Sound area after a long glorious summer. The Pacific Northwest is notorious for its rainy days. Partially for this reason very few people think of idolizing this place in the manner of “California Dreaming.” However, rain is not necessarily so dreary as many culture products imply. 346 more words

Domestic

"Charred Words for Old Birds" Solo show at Epiphany Gallery, Wakefield

It’s been hectic recently and the studio is looking pretty bare at the moment with so much work out exhibiting.  Today I’ve been over in Wakefield setting up a solo exhibition at… 81 more words

Marilyn Monroe and Rudolf Steiner

Hard on the heels of the Daily Mail’s re-hashing of a salacious story about Marilyn Monroe from sixty years ago as if it were the latest sensation, the anthropopper will not be outdone in recycling old news and is proud to reveal that … Marilyn Monroe was an anthroposophist! 735 more words

Anthroposophy