I have listened to the pained cry of the readers, and gone from a modern poet (Belloc) to an Elizabethan one (Philip Sydney). Because what remains of the old is good. Because this series is long. And because we all need more sonnets. This will run on Saturday: there is another sequence that is religious […] Read More
Ugliness is counterfeit. Ugliness destroys all beauty, because if someone sees beauty they will follow it, and not the approved works. This is why our local schools only get kids to read relevant works. Because, perhap, they will read something beautiful and that will shamed. There are those who write well and it is a […] Read More
Now we are not young.
When I was young I would give and support those who said they needed aid. I was a member, to my shame, of Amnesty International. I supported save the children as well as World Vision. Habitat for Humanity had not made it to NZ. I thought these were good organizations, worthy of support. However, now, […] Read More