How could we have known
when we were young
that verbs have a temper,
not like docile adjectives
hanging like ripe fruit
to be picked and used… 42 more words
Pączki Day/Pancake Tuesday
Chocolate Souffle Day
Rare Disease Day *
World Spay Day *
Tooth Fairy Day *
Just getting to the point where the judge can be coloured.
The 19th Century woodcut illustration industry was very peculiar. So while Leech, Tenniel, Phiz (Halbot Knight brown), Dore and co produced very fine and very quick drawings, these were then copied by craftsmen called “woodpeckers” and turned into prints. 324 more words
Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
The Lyceum’s Alice is a sumptuous affair, with a gorgeously decadent design aesthetic. Of course, the imagery is all there in the source material (by which I mean both Lewis Carroll’s novel and John Tenniel’s original illustrations), but it’s beautifully realised here by designer Francis O’Connor, with a set and costumes that are at once familiar and completely new. 243 more words
Donald Trump in the White House?
I can’t even.
Ok, yes I can. We all can. Baby steps.
For nearly two weeks since the election every writing pen in this house felt dry. 744 more words