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Reflection on Kieślowski 4: KK a metaphysical poet?

‘Kieślowski as a metaphysical film-maker.’ I started to talk about this in my earlier post (Reflection 3). Is there another understanding of him as a metaphysician, linking him to the English ‘metaphysical poets’ of the 17th century? 396 more words


Poetry & Song Lyrics in Contemporary Music

Blogpost by The Hamlets aka Zubyre Parvez

I was looking at the Mother, Brother, Lover book by Jarvis Cocker. It collects his song lyrics into a Selected Lyrics collection. 178 more words

The Hamlets

Talking and Sharing with Friends

Poetry with Friends at Whitley Bay last Thursday morning with Gail, Joyce, Carol, Geoff, Elizabeth and myself. We talked about facial hair, Durham, clothes, plagiarism, South versus North, Jerusalem (the city not William Blake’s), travelling, Foucault, education, politics, academia, London and William Blake. 222 more words

Popular musical CATS returns to Australia

Jellicle Cats, come one come all! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical CATS is heading down under from 30 October this year in a new, reworked production. 248 more words


"Hemingway And Faulkner In Their Time" by Earl Rovit and Arthur Waldhorn: Review

“Writers should work alone. They should see each other only after their work is done, and not too often then.”
– Ernest Hemingway

“A man works for a fairly simple range of things: money, women, glory; all nice to have but glory’s best, and the best of glory is from his peers, like the soldier who has the good opinion not of man but of other soldiers, who are themselves brave too.” 328 more words



Be the kind of person who drinks milk straight from the carton in public

Own a wardrobe full of wallpaper camouflage

Become a Russian Orthodox church exterior… 63 more words


“Do I dare

  Disturb the universe?

  In a minute there is time

  For decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse.”

        – T.S. Eliot, … 7 more words