'Birth, and copulation, and death. That's all the facts when you come to brass tacks; Birth, and copulation, and death.' T.S.Eliot - Sweeney Agonistes: Fragments of an Aristophanic Melodrama (1933) (Read today on an examination script)
Dear Reader, I've been thinking and writing (though not here - as you'll no doubt have noticed) a great deal about blogging, blogs and bloggers recently. So, this has led me to face my bare blog facts. I now realise it's time for me to commit. Broad Views and I will soon have been together … Continue reading A Spring Clean
'Journeys end in lovers meeting' It's Twelfth Night. Sleep tight. (With thanks to William Shakespeare).
And once the storm is over you won't remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won't even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what … Continue reading Through the Storm
'Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer.' 'Howard's End' ch. 22. E.M. Forster (Yes, another quote from my favourite of his novels).
As seen April 2016 in Highwoods Country Park, Colchester, UK. Please read and pass on...