Monthly Archives: January 2017

Prose and poetry

Photo courtesy of Ron Knight Most of us were taught in primary school that poetry rhymes. We were encouraged to read poems as incantations, as if by simply uttering the words we were releasing something of magical power, way beyond … Continue reading

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Get out! Join the Ramblers. Meet some like-minded people! (A short story)

I cannot see the wit of walking and talking at the same time … nor do I ask for ‘a friend in my retreat, Whom I may whisper solitude is sweet.’ William Hazlitt Tail End Charlie. That’s how he feels. … Continue reading

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John Berger

If I could have met anyone in the world it would have been John Berger. He died, aged 90, on January 2nd. Booker Prize winner, story teller, art critic, painter, poet, and cultural historian, Berger was a one-off. Watch him … Continue reading

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