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Surfacing

Another addition to my already rather long reading list – wading the shallows of the internet the other day has stirred my interest in reading more by Katherine Mansfield:   “The mind I love must have wild places, a tangled orchard where dark damsons drop in the heavy grass, an overgrown little wood, the chance […]

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I was trying to describe you to someone

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Art Ideas Interests Quotes

The Lonely Astronaut

from End of Love by David Austen

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Art Interests Quotes

Moon Song

from End of Love by David Austen

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Art Interests Introspection Quotes

End of Love

A few months ago, after a Saturday morning OU tutorial, I visited the Modern Art Oxford gallery.  I had walked past many times before and always been curious to see what was there and perhaps enjoy a coffee in the Café if nothing else.  So, being in Oxford anyway and not in any hurry to […]

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Ideas about writing

from George Orwell, “Politics and the English Language,” 1946 “A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: 1. What am I trying to say? 2. What words will express it? 3. What image or idiom will make it clearer? 4. Is this image fresh enough to have […]