The Wednesday Painting
This week's short story is Mike Russell's Flock. I hope you enjoy it! Flock is just one of eight stories in the collection Strange Medicine. Flock Anthony Tobias Bradshaw sits, as usual, on the 7:00 a.m. train, on his way to work. Dressed in his black raincoat, pin-striped suit, white shirt, black tie … Continue reading Short Story Saturday: Flock by Mike Russell
HILAIRE BELLOC THE SOUTH COUNTRY When I am living in the Midlands That are sodden and unkind, I light my lamp in the evening: My work is left behind; And the great hills of the South Country Come back into my mind. The great hills of the South Country They stand along the sea; … Continue reading The Monday Poem – The South Country by Hilaire Belloc
The Diaries of Sun City By Mike Russell From short story collection Nothing Is Strange Dear Diary, Hello. It is Monday. I live in Sun City. Sun City is a city that is entirely contained inside an enormous concrete building in the shape of a sun. Its rays house our living quarters; its circular … Continue reading Short Story Saturday – The Diaries of Sun City
Little song for the maimed by Benjamin Peret Lend me your arm To replace my leg The rats ate it for me At Verdun At Verdun I ate a lot of rats But they didn't give me back my leg And that's why I was given the Croix de Guerre And a wooden leg … Continue reading The Monday Poem: Little song for the maimed
It's high on my list of Tim Burton favourites. It was obviously a huge hit and you can even get Beetlejuice Lego! I've watched the film so many times and it delights me with every viewing. The Day-O dinner scene is one of the greatest comedy moments in the history of film.
Original Sin by Belgian artist Jane Graverol.
Hans when he spoke in German and Jean when in French, either way, Mr Arp had some wise words to share. 1. 2. the streams buck like rams in a tent whips crack and from the hills come the crookedly combed shadows of the shepherds. black eggs and fools' bells fall from the trees. … Continue reading 7 Quotes from Hans (Jean) Arp