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Distance and Isolation: The Schizophrenic Aesthetic

Madness, provided it comes as a gift of heaven, is the channel by which we receive the greatest blessings. … is a nobler thing than sober sense … madness comes from God, whereas sober sense is merely human.

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Book Review: Velvet Elvis - By Rob Bell

elvet Elvis is author Rob Bell‘s attempt at bringing Christianity into the modern world. He begins by talking about a painting and noting how if, after this painting had been finished, it would have been a tragedy for the painter to announce that… 1,473 more words


Geof Kern / photography & photographers

Geof Kern stands among the most awarded American photographers. With an unfettered imagination he worked for the most creative magazines and ad agencies.
His very distinctive work is a combination of rationalism and conceptualism, inspired by “post-modernist” painters. 23 more words


A2 Cambridge Exam Marking Guide

Here is the guide used by examiners when they mark your exams. Please get familiar with it as it provides a useful guideline of what the examiners are looking for.

Cambridge – Specimen Paper 4 – Mark Scheme

Never Intended to be God

“This is the rejoicing city that dwelt carelessly, that said in her heart, ‘I am, and there is none beside me:’ how is she become desolation, a place for beasts to lie down in!  1,951 more words

Sorcerer film poster by Jay Shaw

I need to write a proper riff on William Friedkin’s astounding 1977 film Sorcerer—I’m pretty sure I didn’t see a better film this summer—nor have I seen anything that zapped me with that  321 more words


Grammatology (A Review)

First, what Derrida is not saying.  He is not saying “Everything is relative.”  He is not saying, “There are no absolutes.” That’s what the American university professor believes, but that’s not Derrida.   472 more words