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#MondayBlogs Lawrence and Brett 6: You, Me and Capri

As summer 1925 came to a close, Dorothy Brett considered spending the winter on her own in the ranch in New Mexico. But Lawrence was worried for her safety and insisted she visit Capri, a small island off the Bay of Naples. 1,483 more words

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Review written by Raul De Leon

Hostiles (2018)

“The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted”. The film opens with this quote by D.H. 578 more words

Film Reviews

John Clare, Birds, Bees and Beasts, notes for a wildlife talk.

Birds, Bees and Beasts                                                

John Clare, born July  1793, died May 1864

There is much to be said about John Clare as a poet but he is probably best known as a highly observational poet and writer of Nature from his world of part-fenland, moorland,  wood and even recently enclosed farm-lands surrounding his home village of Helpston a few miles north-ish of Peterborough.   2,439 more words


Monday musings on Australian literature: Mollie Skinner and DH Lawrence

I promised this post in yesterday’s review of Mollie Skinner’s short story, “The hand”, but have since been reminded that Bill (The Australian Legend) has  1,267 more words

Australian Literature

Lightning Strikes and Knee Pain

An attempt to review a book is to put into words what one thinks about it. One perhaps starts off by not having a firm opinion but by the end of the review, if all goes well, one has been formulated. 637 more words


#MondayBlogs Lawrence and Brett 1: A Friendship

Our previous five blogs explored Lawrence’s time in New Mexico from the perspective of Mabel Dodge Luhan. Now it’s time to turn our attention to a very different memoir: … 1,552 more words


#MondayBlogs Lorenzo in Taos 5: The Brett

When Lawrence returned to Taos to give it another go, Tony and Mabel Dodge Luhan (MDL) had also recently returned from their first long absence from home.  2,511 more words

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