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Mistypings and misreadings

I was reading Auden and MacNeice’s Letters from Iceland as preparation for a trip: obviously their impressions of the country in 1936 are ideal insight for visiting the country 80 years later. 522 more words


Pride Month Spotlight: Chris & Don: A Love Story

To celebrate Pride, be sure to check out the Dekkoo’s Pride Picks.

Long before gay marriage was ever considered possible, portrait artist Don Bachardy fell in love with famed gay author Christopher Isherwood. 235 more words


The Condor and the Cows - Christopher Isherwood

It was, almost certainly, her idea. He’s a little unwilling. He can’t quite relax. For him, as for so many Americans of his kind, a pleasure journey is just another sort of investment – a sound one, most likely, but he has got to watch it. 952 more words


Book Review: Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood

You gotta love a good deal on books. On a recent trip to town I visited HMV where they had a two for a fiver offer, I picked up Carrie Fisher’s  426 more words




A crack of light.

His fish-eye gleamed faintly

Over the boxer’s arm.

With renewed vigour,

I opened my mouth to protest.

I danced with girls. 165 more words

Prehistoric Landscapes

An afternoon drive from Los Angeles will take you up into the high mountains, where eagles circle above the forests and the cold blue lakes, or out over the Majave Desert, with its weird vegetation and immense vistas. 352 more words


The Dog Beneath the Skin

The Jermyn Street Theatre’s latest discovery, a 1930s play by W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood, is a true curiosity. The Dog Beneath the Skin… 218 more words