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Noble silence

Full moon in a cold sky, has nothing much to say. Perhaps he’s practicing noble silence.

Reading Thich Nhat Hanh on “noble silence”. He writes that when he is talking, he is talking. 82 more words

Art Quilting

At the Folger: Karin Coonrod's texts and beheadings/Elizabeth R

Monique Barbee, Cristina Spina, Ayeje Feamster, Juliana Francis-Kelly

Dear friends and readers,

Today Izzy and I saw another text or set of texts performed which come out of Tudor Matter: the writings and what was said Elizabeth Tudor said in the form of a monologue play acted out by form women playing the Elizabeth. 987 more words

Political Novels/films

Yvette sings Taylor Swift, with Ian from on high looking on

Evenings Ian will leap up high to the hutch (bookshelf) on top of Yvette’s extended desk-like furniture set. You see him looking startled when he realized Yvette was photographing him: 164 more words


Animal Companions: Jenny Diski's angle on memories of animals

Henrietta Pussycat (Mr Roger’s Neighborhood)

I’ve had cats in my life since I was fostered at the age of fifteen. When I arrived at the house in London, the woman who was fostering me greeted me at the door, holding a small grey kitten under her arm.

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US Social Culture

The "last" trailer of Downton Abbey: ceaseless retrospective nostalgia

I can’t resist putting this trailer on this blog for our coming “last” season of Downton Abbey:

Do we not all see and hear what we are in for? 205 more words

Film Studies

Kathryn Shevelow's For the Love of Animals: The Rise of the Animal Protection Movement

Innocent partner of my peaceful home,
Whom ten long years’ experience of my care
Has made at last familiar, she has lost
Much of her vigilant instinctive dread,

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20th Century Culture

Mr Holmes -- if this be not a summer movie ...

‘What the deuce is it to me?”‘ he interrupted impatiently: ‘you say that we go round the sun. if we went round the moon it would not make a pennyworth of difference to me or to my work.’– Sherlock Holmes, …

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20th Century Culture