This week’s poem is There was in cranes. I hope you enjoy it! There was in cranes. by Jay … Continue reading The Monday Poem – There was in cranes.
by Arthur Machen Continue reading The Bowmen
This week’s story is Algernon Blackwood’s Egyptian Sorcery. I hope you enjoy it. Continue reading Short Story Saturday – Egyptian Sorcery by Algernon Blackwood
Last night, I watched Hitchcock’s ultimate suspense film Rope for the first time! It’s definitely near the top of my favourite films by this legendary director. In fact, it probably shares the top spot with Rear Window, although there are still many that I haven’t seen. Continue reading The Friday Film: Rope (1948)
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. Continue reading 5 Days of Oscar Wilde – 4: The Grosvenor Gallery, 1877
Let’s take a look at Victorian illustrator Sir John Tenniel. This London artist is most remembered for his Alice in Wonderland drawings, but Tenniel was also a political cartoonist and a skilful painter. Continue reading Illustrator: John Tenniel (1820-1914)
Here are eight books by the incredible Lord Dunsany. If you haven’t read any of his work before, you should … Continue reading 8 Lord Dunsany Books