Hello, as you know, we shall be starting our year with a close reading of Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg Ohio. To help you understand why we chose this writer, you might like to hear what contemporary novelist Tom Perrotta had to say about him ten years ago.
The 1SUPC English Majors were, as usual precursors when they posed for this shot in one of London’s cemeteries last May. Because guess who copied them in June?? No less than Etienne Daho himself (but I think John looks cooler!!)
To whet your appetites for our forthcoming trip, where’s a sneak peek (or should I say eavesdrop) into the music for the production of Twelfth Night we shall be attending… http://[soundcloud url= »https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/322737193″ params= »color=c7d301″ width= »100% » height= »166″ iframe= »true » /] Do not forget that « these boots are made for walking », so bring along comfortable shoes, I have planned […]
For various reasons, the blog fell by the wayside this year. Whatever, things are looking up now and here are a couple of useful resources you might want to catch up on in the near future: Arte pulled a very strong programme last night, with first a preview of Raoul Peck’s film about James Baldwin and […]
Rio Loco had embraced a Celtic theme this year. Whilst not a desperate fan of bagpipes and the like, I stumbled across a hidden gem who will be performing on Thursday June 16. His name is Sam Lee, he’s British, with a very unusual background : Jewish middle-class North London boy turned survival expert after […]
April and May have been busy months away from the site : the real world beckoned in so many ways that the urge to post waned somewhat… Highlights of this hiatus were the reading by Claire Keegan from her short stories at Ombres Blanches in early April. Her reading was actually much more sympathetic than […]