Monthly Archives: December 2011

Alpha & Omega, Adam & Christ

In the early days of writing my blog, I wrote   ← Alpha, Omega and Epstein’s Adam.  in response to Sir Jacob Epstein’s Adam sculpture at the Royal Academy of Arts, British Modern Sculpture Exhibition.  In my observation I made a distinction between … Continue reading

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Beloved Holy Christmas †

† Dim the lighting. Pour yourself a little fruit of the vine. Break a little bread. Light a candle. And find a place to snug. I will bless you with a little of my immortal verse. Be-Loved † 5 of … Continue reading

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The True Light

The other morning when I was in the shower, thinking, dreaming, contemplating and praying with my eyes shut, I made a discovery.  With my eyes closed for whatever reason (unbeknownst to me) I raised my eyebrows, and still with eyes … Continue reading

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Edgar Degar 1834-1917

Wonderful      Wonderful     Wonderful. Funds and circumstances havent allowed me to step outside of Britain for 18 years.  But last week my daughter was blessed with a very special gift from her 91-year-old fairy Godmother.  A weekend … Continue reading

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Wuthering Heights

This is the most brilliant piece of film making I have seen in a long while. This film is up close and personal…….Intimate in a blood chilling way. Elemental.  Desperate.  Grim.  Raw.  Bleak.  Harsh.  Hard.  Bitter.  Biting.  Brave.  Tragic. Totally … Continue reading

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The Deep Blue Sea

I recently went solo to see this nostalgic Terence Davies film, a mesmerizing adaptation of Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea.   It was quite beautiful in places.  Very painful in its fractured authentic truth.  And as a dear friend described it, dull. … Continue reading

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Christina Rossetti

Radio 4 In Our Time Christina Rossetti Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and work of the Victorian poet Christina Rossetti. You can listen again by clicking on the above link. Wonderful x Biography    [www.bbc.co.uk/poetryseason/poets/christina_rossetti.shtml] “One of … Continue reading

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