A haunting, piece of minimalist classical music. This was the first piece of music played in Auschwitz since it was liberated.
Just watched what should have been a great film. Pacific Rim, directed by Guillermo del Toro and featuring Idris Elba.
What a waste, pseudo-dinosaurs boxing with gigantic humanoid robots. In an age of nuclear weapons, they prefer the left hook?! Cue macho male leads and a solo, subordinate, woman. Life’s too short. Very disappointing. Going back to Pan’s Labyrinth :)
Originally posted on Heritage Calling:
The surreal world of Wonderland has captured the imagination of little and big kids everywhere since Alice’s adventures were first published in 1865. The range of country-wide events to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the book are as eclectic and…
It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one’s life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than
‘Try to be a little kinder.’
“How do I know what I think until I hear myself say it”
English writer and philsopher, best perhaps for Brave New World.
Mischa Maisky plays Bach Cello Suite No.1 in G This is music to get lost in. With a performance from Maisky that is as lovely to watch as it is to listen to. I first heard this piece of music at a performance by a … Continue reading Beguiling Bach
The Straight Road is one David Lynch film you may not have heard of. It is certainly unlike any other David Lynch film I have ever seen. And for me it is his best. Quiet, quirky and yet strangely affecting and unforgettable. Like 84 Charing Cross Road, … Continue reading The Straight Road
This charmingly old-fashioned – viz. 1990’s – website is dedicated to increasing the appreciation of poetry. A laudable aim.
For copyright reasons if no other, it regularly changes the poems it displays. So if you are after your favourite piece of poetry, perhaps look elsewhere. On the other hand, if you wish to be surprised, and maybe find a new favourite poem, then this is for you. It also includes a page of links to more conventional poetry sites.