Czech poet Karel Hynek Mácha (1810 – 1836) to celebrate the 1st of May
“It’s always good to discover a good writer, someone that you haven’t read before – it doesn’t happen often, but it’s good when it does!”
“I saw the film ‘Blade Runner’ when it first came out in 1982, and have seen it – I don’t know how many times, since”
On Friday night at 11pm we leave the EU and just like in today’s poem; the fork in the road is directly in front of us all.
“This is essentially a story about the universal, global appeal and relevance of a poet in a world that boasts at least forty statues of him.”
“Once again, Mike was travelling with his work, this time, to a meeting of ICES (International Council for the Exploration of the Seas) in Lisbon, Portugal. “
On 21 July 1796 Robert Burns died in Dumfries.
An art installation based on George Mackay Brown’s cycle of poems ‘Tryst on Egilsay’ is to be opened on Saturday 1 June at St Clement’s Church, Rodel, Harris.
“Standing while black/This is my take on it”
As we are currently on the Island of Rothesay, this week I have chosen a poem about that very place. Beautiful Rothesay.