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A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story is an interesting film. In some ways it doesn’t make sense and therefore invites the viewer to make their own sense of it. 346 more words

JACQUES LACAN

Alastair Shannon, POW Camp Afion Karahissar, and 'Morning Knowledge'

The place names of Mosul, Basra, Fallujah, Baghdad, so familiar to us today through the continuing violence of war in Iraq, came to the attention of many British in much earlier wars. 1,668 more words

World War I

Abstract 072917

Today was one of those days of painter’s block.  I wanted to use black as a separator between different spaces on the paper. The models were Matisse’s… 101 more words

Personal Stories

“Time is invention and nothing else.”
— Henri Bergson

Literary Lines

The elements of negation

In The Elements of Style, William Strunk and E.B. White provide the useful precept: “Put statements in positive form. Make definite assertions. Avoid timid, colorless, hesitating, noncommittal language. 1,021 more words

Writing

Art Inspired by Bergsonian Time

I bought a book by Henry Bergson a couple of months back: The Creative Mind. I wanted to supplement my reading about particular creative artists ( 237 more words

Personal Stories

“The idea of the future, pregnant with an infinity of possibilities, is thus more fruitful than the future itself, and this is why we find more charm in hope than in possession, in dreams than in reality.” 6 more words

Literary Lines