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I don’t feel guilt at being unsociable, though I may sometimes regret it because my loneliness is painful. But when I move into the world, it feels like a moral fall–like seeking love in a whorehouse.

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Research - On Photography by Susan Sontag

On the internet I’d seen a lot about ‘On photography’ by Susan Sontag, so purchased the book to read and make notes of, basically summarising the book, while keeping a log of words I didn’t understand and some key quotations all in one word document. 155 more words


Bianca Giacalone -- The Erotics of 8 1/2

Lovely, observant, exuberant, and illuminating video essay by Bianca Giacalone , in an experimental vein, that deploys Sontag´s work on Interpretation to attemtt to ‘reveal the sensuous surfaces’ of the film, and with an extended Creator´s Statement whose reading is an essential component of understanding and enjoying the viewing: 2,100 more words

Pandemic Journal 23/4/2020 - Lockdown

A compendium of dreams, encounters, observations, poems, and questions….

I: Two Pandemic Dreams 3,278 more words

An Ethics Of Care

There Is Love: Our Astonishing Hope (1 Cor. 15)

(1 Corinthians 15:19-28) If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all men. But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. 2,971 more words


Chicago literary magazines - Chicago Review


Since we’re still unable to go out and about in the city, I thought we’d look at some local publications, beginning with Chicago Review… 198 more words