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The Ways of Love

(The Ways of Decrease)

To become nothing – that in the Baptism of Emptiness and Dryness

New Life is Birthed

From the Death

Births the Life… 110 more words

Surrendered Life

Fearful tadpoles!

It’s excellent how an exclamation mark can make such a difference to a statement of fact, which was otherwise pretty unremarkable.

The exclamation has rendered those two words so very Wodehousian. 646 more words

Current Affairs

Metamorphosis: Lessons from the Butterfly

A package for me arrives in the school office, and as the children and I pass through on our way to the lunch room, I quickly stop and check the return address. 1,000 more words


Franz Kafka's 'Metamorphosis' 'Vermin' or 'Cockroach'

Folk who know nothing else about the Czech novelist Franz Kafka know that he wrote a short story in which the protagonist, Gregor Samsa, is turned into a cockroach. 706 more words


An eerie and mysterious painting from Marie Cerminova, known as Toyen, one of the leading members of the very active Czech Surrealist Group. Her work included oil paintings, photo-montages and line drawings in a distinctive style, often featuring explicit erotic imagery, bizarre juxtapositions and startling metamorphosis. 11 more words


book of the week & links to things far more interesting| 27.5.16

I’m a lover of books so (hopefully) every Friday I will highlight a book I’ve recently read with a short review and than move onto links that are far more interesting than my own words. 521 more words

Dragonflies Eclosing

The sudden hot weather seems to have triggered a mass emergence of dragonflies and damselflies.  The emerging vegetation along the shores of ponds is covered with larval Odonates (members of the order of insects that includes dragonflies and damselflies) metamorphosing into adults.  155 more words