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War Requiem

Devastation was everywhere,

Owen looked down from the cenotaph,

the music was transcendent.

Yesterday I watched British director Derek Jarman’s 1988 film War Requiem, with Benjamin Brittin’ s War Requiem as the heart o the film. 28 more words


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“Oh how Shakespeare would have loved cinema!” ― Derek Jarman, Dancing Ledge.


Brutal Beauty (2008) (by Derek Jarman) Research Notes (06/04/2015)

Brutal Beauty (2008) (by Derek Jarman) Research Notes:

Unfortunately, I didn’t find the book interesting, though I thought from looking at the title that I would. 26 more words



A trip to Dungeness to visit Derek Jarman’s garden, smell the salt-sea and feel the wind in my hair.

Captivating place. The majesty of the skies, the muted colours, the ephemeral, shifting landscape, the force of the wind – all very inspiring. 32 more words


A London Year

Paperback now available – £12.99

365 Days of City Life in Diaries, Journals and Letters – compiled by Travis Elborough & Nick Rennison

“With Thelma to the George Inn, Southwark, for a lunch of steak-and-kidney pie, cherry pie and beer. 235 more words

Non Fiction

Ακολουθίες της Ραπτικής, δοξολογία.

Όποιος κοροϊδεύει, κοροϊδεύει τα μούτρα του. Και έτσι μου ψιθύρισε το Ένα τραγουδάκι, σήμερα, την Παγκόσμια Ημέρα της Γυναίκας: κι εδώ, Βοήθειά μας! Ώστε, ελάτε φίλοι μου να κάνουμε το Τεστ, να δούμε και τί σόι Ράπτριες είμεθα, και τί σογιού οι Ράφτες.