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FIRST HAPPENINGS: ADRIAN HENRI IN THE ’60s AND ’70s │ Institute of Contemporary Arts, London → 15 March 2015


“Frst Haṗnñz: Êdrịn Henri in ɖ ‘60z n ’70z, ofrz a fôc̣st lc at Êdrịn Henri’z payniyrñ rôl in ɖ haṗnñz mūvmnt in Britn, setñ p ɖ frst Ivent in 1962, ʈru t ineblñ vẹrịs c̣labṛtv ivents intu ɖ 1970z. 509 more words

BBC Your Paintings

"I Fear I Am Not In My Perfect Mind".............. Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey

“Pray do not mock me

I am a very foolish fond old man

Fourscore and upward

Not an hour more or less

And to deal plainly…

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Book Reviews

The Curse of St. Custards: Molesworth - Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle

Molesworth – Geoffrey Willans and Ronald Searle, with an introduction by Philip Hensher

Maybe it’s a Canadian thing, but I’ve never really held an opinion on private schools. 727 more words


‘The Art of Travel’ by Alain de Botton

Follower Ch sent me a pdf of Chapter IX ‘On Habit’ from Alain de Botton’s book, The Art of Travel (2002, Hamish Hamilton an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd). 122 more words


Introducing... Women on the Page

This month, we’d like you to join us in a celebration.

Women on the Page is a festival of character(s) and female writers. We’ll be talking about heroines – the gutsy, feisty gals you can’t help but fall in love with. 92 more words

Penguin Books

Penguin 80s ...

Little Black Classics

Gosh Penguin is 80!

They’ve produced a lovely set of 80 little black penguin classics books priced at 80p each to celebrate, plus a lovely… 290 more words

Publishers & Journals

Book vs Kindle

My obvious love of books has kept me from accepting the fact that people don’t read physical books anymore: they use e-readers like Kindles or Nooks. 926 more words