PICTURES – Douglas Coupland – Slogans for the 21st Century

Spotted these on the Guardian - HERE - and had to look them up. Douglas Coupland - do visit his website, it's a bit of a delight - is a Canadian author, designer and artist that I've been semi-aware of for years (he wrote Generation X: Tales for an accelerated Culture, JPod and Highly Inappropriate … Continue reading PICTURES – Douglas Coupland – Slogans for the 21st Century

National Poetry Day

The theme for this year is 'Truth' No Second Troy BY William Butler Yeats Why should I blame her that she filled my days  With misery, or that she would of late  Have taught to ignorant men most violent ways,  Or hurled the little streets upon the great,  Had they but courage equal to desire?  What … Continue reading National Poetry Day

Poetry in action

As taken by @HalfPintBlonde Wall poetry in Leiden, which is a lovely little town that looks quintessentially Dutch, down to the windmill at the edge of the canal 🌷 I love seeing art and words and poetry in action. Excellent spot K and thanks for letting me share! You can follow @HalfPintBlonde (and why wouldn't … Continue reading Poetry in action

The Wood Beneath the World – Review

Last night, I went on a unique adventure. It all began relatively normally. I arrived - as is my wont - far too early for The Wood Beneath the World and was 'forced' to pop into the former gaol cells at Leeds Town Hall for a quick drink at the pop-up-pub. Despite their sordid history; the … Continue reading The Wood Beneath the World – Review

The Wood Beneath the Worlds at Leeds Town Hall

Excited to be heading out to see the Wood Beneath the World on Friday evening - I hadn't heard of this event until recently but it sounds very interesting!   BLURB: The Wood Beneath The World is a large­scale, magical forest installation hidden in the depths of Leeds Town Hall Crypt, which has been growing … Continue reading The Wood Beneath the Worlds at Leeds Town Hall

The Chester Beatty Library

In the heart of Dublin, situated in the gardens of Dublin Castle, a treat for all book lovers awaits.  A library, rare book collection, museum and art gallery in one; this much lauded library offers treasures from all around the world for free. (Though the signposting is a bit feeble and you need to know … Continue reading The Chester Beatty Library