Newcastle. Anyone name the bridge?
astroblemes: A state I would never wish upon my enemies:
Realizing that a cherished metaphor has nothing to do with the object itself.
What is voice in #poetry? Poetry and Voice, a creative and critical conference – 25th-27th June… http://ow.ly/1ZUPz
Valerie Hallier catalogues every object she’s owned over 10 years. Fascinating look at possession, ownership and objects. http://ow.ly/1ZErA
The Aldeburgh First Collection Prize 2010 is now open for submissions from publishers or individual #poets – http://ow.ly/1ZlgB
“Arm your vuvuzelas: WordPress 3.0 is now available for download” – itching to press the upgrade button… http://ow.ly/1ZTmO
Hm. I’ve been meaning to investigate alternatives to Mail.app for a while now. Enter Postbox (Lite) – http://ow.ly/1ZEkE #mac
Haven’t yet been to Shunt (the lounge/bar in London Bridge station) but it sounds like a really interesting space… http://ow.ly/1ZDgV
The Picador Poetry Prize “aims to encourage unpublished poets, … and bring exciting new writing to a wider audience” – http://ow.ly/1Wg6a
Polaroid weather! Yashica light! Note to self: take a break and enjoy the sunshine. Even without a camera to hand.
Deadline for the Bridport Prize is up and coming – June 30th – for poems, short stories and flash fiction. http://ow.ly/1WzPh
Collected Memories – a new project from poet/curator Sheree Mack combining #poetry and domestic #photography… http://ow.ly/1YxM3
One more happy set of students this morning, this time from Singapore Chinese Girls School. Now, back to the office…
To-do: schedule time to select from the VPR Summer Reading List, 2010 + schedule time to read the selection…! list: http://ow.ly/1WjNI
"With language the world comes to be furnished with qualities like good and evil, abstractions like…"
Roy A. Rappaport - Ritual and Religion in the Making of Humanity
Oh, yes. This proposal I’m working on is taking it there.