Monthly Archives: January 2015

Tales from The Owl – Antagonists



‘Be off with you,’ said the first ant. It was his territory. Continue reading Tales from The Owl – Antagonists


John Burnside: to gaze at human faces




John Burnside is one of Gert’s favourite poets, and the LRB is the light of her life. Sometimes the two come together to produce an experience of perfect pleasure, as in John Burnside’s “Diary” in the LRB of  18 December 2014. Musing on near-death experiences, photography, family history and the cinema, Burnside says: Continue reading John Burnside: to gaze at human faces