The beast

Originally posted on Hermit's Cove:
The beast lies awake, a shambling cage her home. ? “I shall take back my throne, for although they forsake, I will always remember I was left here alone. ? No one will survive, even if they surrender. No time to forgive dead souls that gave hope” ? She… Continue reading The beast

The forest

Originally posted on Hermit's Cove:
I “To my unknown reader: ? During the almost thirty years I have been alive, there has not been a single interest of mine that others shared or even appreciated. Ever since I was a little boy, such things as a job, a wife to marry, a house, appeared… Continue reading The forest

3 Random Books from My Shelves

I’m not really sure what to say, as I would imagine most people who visit Examining the Odd have read some or all of Gaiman’s work! Since this book is a collection of short stories (and wonders!), I decided to randomly choose one of the pieces too. The chosen piece was The Fairy Reel, one of the “wonders”, since it is a poem rather than a short story. I’ve heard people liken this poem to a Keats ballad. Continue reading 3 Random Books from My Shelves

Leonora Carrington

Imma Ramos shares her insight on the fascinatingly surreal Leonora Carrington. This isn’t a great video, but it does have some great close-ups of Carrington’s paintings, so worth a quick watch. This exhibition has unfortunately finished now – I hope her work will come to London soon… Send a postcard to an art loving friend, … Continue reading Leonora Carrington