Short Story Saturday – Egyptian Sorcery by Algernon Blackwood

Short Story Saturday – Egyptian Sorcery by Algernon Blackwood

This week’s story is Algernon Blackwood’s Egyptian Sorcery. I hope you enjoy it.

5 Days of Oscar Wilde – 4: The Grosvenor Gallery, 1877

5 Days of Oscar Wilde – 4: The Grosvenor Gallery, 1877

That ‘Art is long and life is short’ is a truth which every one feels, or ought to feel; yet surely those who were in London last May, and had in one week the opportunities of hearing Rubenstein play the Sonata Impassionata, of seeing Wagner conduct the Spinning-Wheel Chorus from the Flying Dutchman, and of studying art at the Grosvenor Gallery, have very little to complain of as regards human existence and art-pleasures.