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Poetry Favorites: Jill Alexander Essbaum

Who is your favorite living poet?

Dang it, I love me some Simon Armitage and H.L. Hix.


Who is your favorite dead poet?

Hm. I’ve gone through phases. 176 more words

National Poetry Month

Byronic potatoes

I dedicate my lunch today to Lord Byron.

One look at the photo above, and you may think that is an insult – either to Lord Byron or to the… 571 more words

General Chatter


Mavis Staples gave a Master Class on how it’s done at the Bluesfest this year, and she is 76 years old! Got a chance to meet her backstage with the lovely Eve von Bibra.


They may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but seeing Alvin Brothers reunited after so many years was a real treat. After meeting them at Bluesfest, they invited us to the Northcote Social Club for an absolutely rocking gig. 8 more words

Byron, Cuvier, Manfred, Coal Hill, Goulds Sugarloaf: 5-8 April 2015

This one had been planned for a while. Like usual, we didn’t know exactly where we’d go, but that (as usual) was kind of irrelevant. It was going to be a rare 4 day walk (it’s not often days off uni and work coincide) and the weather, initially, looked ok (particularly for Easter time). 4,248 more words


The Byronissimo

I know it’s only been a few posts ago since my last post about Byron, but I did warn you! I really have a good reason though¬†to be writing about Byron again, because they’ve released a new special: The Byronissimo! 188 more words