Archive for: October, 2012

Uncategorized October 31, 2012

OCTOBER’S END

The childing autumn, angry winter, change Their wonted liveries, and the mazed world, By their increase, now knows not which is which. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act II, sc.i An occasional sonnet: On this All Hallow’s Eve, I leave you with a work in progress, a painting I have lately revisited: West Hampstead Nocturne.Acrylic on

Uncategorized October 27, 2012

IN MEMORIAM: MARIE LLOYD

When every theatre has been replaced by 100 cinemas, When every musical instrument has been replaced by 100 gramaphones, when every horse has been replaced by 100 cheap motor cars, when electrical ingenuity has made it possible for every child to hear its bed-time stories through a wireless receiver attached to both ears, when applied

Uncategorized October 21, 2012

ANNOUNCEMENTS

As you may have noticed, Edward’s blog has been rechristened, at least for the time being, Petherbridge’s Fortnightly Post. As preparations for My Perfect Mind intensify, it has become difficult to maintain a weekly posting, but stay tuned for a veritable feast of words, images and film in the weeks and months ahead. Many of

Uncategorized October 10, 2012

LOST AND FOUND ON BANKSIDE, PART II

Sic transit gloria mundi, How doth the busy bee, Dum vivimus vivamus – I stay mine enemy! Emily Dickinson, 1852  City of London School at Blackfriars, photographed from the Millennium Bridge. Herbert Asquith, whose uncle lived at West Hampstead and had charge of his education, attended the school as a day-scholar from 1864.Photo by EP

Uncategorized October 9, 2012

LOST AND FOUND ON BANKSIDE, PART I

Then there went such a great concourse of people by water, that the small number of watermen remaining at home [the majority being employed in the Spanish war] were not able to carry them, by reason of the court, the tearms, the players, and other employments. So that we were inforccd and encouraged, hoping that