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On Difficulty in Poetry
A new essay in The Fortnightly Review!
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How Different Countries View War
Andrei Martyanov (SmoothieX12 on Youtube) cites the movie Come and See when he explains in the second part of a post called Economics of Military Industrial Complexes in Russia and US how the Russians conceive of war and how the … Continue reading
Plum Pudding Books
Here is the link to Plum Pudding Books This is my new review for The Fortnightly Review, featuring: Against Decorumby Michael Hampton. IAM 2022 | 120 pp paper | £14.95 $22.33 .The Serpent Coiled in Naplesby Marius Kociejowski. Armchair Traveller, Haus Publishing, … Continue reading
Posted in Essays, Reviews Tagged Bibliophiles, Gwendolyn Leick, Lady Mary Wroth, Marius Kociejowski, Michael Hampton, Naples, Sir Philip Sidney Leave a comment
Operation Violet Oak
Here is my review of Operation Violet Oak in the Fortnightly Review.
Posted in Politics, Reviews, Whistleblower Lit Tagged False Accusation, Operation Violet Oak, Police Leave a comment
Yeah! High Fives all round!
Well, this is great! This journal of mine, or blog, or whatever you want to call it, has just hit 40,000 views! Thanks to all of you who have clicked on any post of mine. As an outlying writer, a … Continue reading
Here is a new review for the Fortnightly Review – Tactile, Untouchable Looking at three stunning works of visual art on show in London just recently. I am dedicating this review here to the memory of Mary Maclean Another Review … Continue reading
Just watched David Rudkin/Alan Clarke’s film Penda’s Fen. Bizarre, terrifying masterpiece. Thankyou Caroline Ffrench Blake for lending me the DVD. Alan Price has a review of the film in the Pelicanist. Set in the Cotswold Hills.
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‘And when upon your gentle breasts I lie (In due obedience to Nature’s laws) It is in truth iniquity on high That they should open out in chests of drawers… …Surrealist love! For God’s sake change your form Back to … Continue reading
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