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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


"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



I’m subscribed to Goodreads Quote Of The Day. It comes via email each and every day. Every once and awhile, I’ll come across a good quote and share it on here as a status or tweet it giving credit to the author of course. 280 more words