Category Archives: Sculpture for the Sad Kid

Long time no poem

The Whitsun Weddings By Philip Larkin 1922–1985 That Whitsun, I was late getting away: Not till about One-twenty on the sunlit Saturday Did my three-quarters-empty train pull out, All windows down, all cushions hot, all sense Of being in a … Continue reading

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From the Bus

Robert Frank, NY, 1958

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More signs :-)

I need never write again; I’ve got this new (to me) Blackberry gadget which comes with the following range of emoticonical faces and icons to give fast track textual portrayals of my state of mind : Smile Wink Sad Angry … Continue reading

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There are mosquitoes in my atelier

The little bastards; is England a tropical country now or something? Meanwhile and more pertinently George Szirtes has posted a review of the experience of going to see this film The Black Swan which I read a lot about a … Continue reading

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Warm your hands on this

Poet laureate [ab]uses position

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The umbrellas of

Geraldine said she was a fan of the brolly in art on the Caillebotte post below; I asked what were her top umbrella paintings and as a consequence the blog is proud to host this mini dissertation with accompanying images: … Continue reading

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Two photographers

The Mysterious Ovookla sent some images of disused buildings (Wiltshire Americana was the title of the mail) to my inbox today while Calvin in Jacksonville posted me a link to his recent recordings of London Town. His was called London … Continue reading

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