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Quite A Sentence: DEEP SOUTH, Tuscaloosa

Are dear blog readers getting sick of the Theroux quotes? Well, too bad! Because even at his crankiest, Theroux has something to offer everyone!

Tuscaloosa is a cluttered urban island in a great, soft, rural sea: the misleadingly serene surfaces of the South — low hills, grassy swales, cotton and bean fields, swamps humming with flies, dejected woods.

Stay tuned.



“When the shells hit the zoo five-hundred exotic species spurted like awkward pollen and scattered all across the tan streets and plumbing-covered roofs of Baghdad. The leopards ran for the Tigris. 76 more words


Poetry Workshop, St. Hilda's College, Oxford, UK

Self is signed up for this, her first poetry workshop EVER. Sort of excited and nervous at the same time.

Jenny Lewis (fabulous poet, her book is… 168 more words


Simeon Dumdum, Jr.: Haiku

Blue-Breasted Quail

by Simeon Dumdum, Jr.

The Blue-Breasted Quail
Flies from my feet and I see
That I have no shoes.

Poet Simeon Dumdum Jr. has written six books, four of which won the Philippines’ National Book Award. 20 more words


Quote of the Day 2: Sir Tyrone Guthrie Himself

Self owes so much to the dear fellow, who passed away in 1971.

She learned he was an only child, he used to spend childhood summers right here in Annaghmakerrig (His mother was a grand-daughter of Tyrone Power, Hollywood matinee idol). 208 more words

Artists And Writers

Future Dublin in The Irish Times

The Irish Times’ Dublin in the Coming Times is a fascinating project which invites Dubliners young and old to submit pieces re-imagining the city.

The first pair of pieces appeared in the paper back in February. 131 more words


Other Takes on The Daily Post Photo Challenge "Abstract"

The Daily Post Photo Challenge ABSTRACT brings out all sorts of imagistic ideas and HOLY COW self has been having so much fun looking at other WordPress blogs on the same theme. 32 more words