Archive for: October, 2014

Uncategorized October 27, 2014

DYLAN’S SOLILOQUY

My birthday began with the water-     Birds and the birds of the winged trees flying my name        Above the farms and the white horses                And I rose            In a rainy autumn     And walked abroad in shower of all

Uncategorized October 20, 2014

NORTHERN LIGHTS

‘Mrs Siddons as the Tragic Muse’ by Joshua Reynolds (1784) Last week in Leeds, while staying at the Ibis hotel a short walk from the West Yorkshire Playhouse, I was astonished to learn that the manager of the sister hotel across town was a Mrs Sarah Siddons. The Mrs Siddons, the great eighteenth-century tragedienne, first

Uncategorized October 20, 2014

SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN

    With his chaste designs     On classical lines,     His elegant curves and neat inclines.     For all day long he’d measure and limn     Till the ink gave out or the light grew dim … Hugh Chesterton, ‘London Calling Christopher Wren’ A few photos in honour of Sir