Healthy Faith in the Coronavirus crisis

I meant to post a fortnight ago, but it kept slipping my mind. Ironic really because this project completely commandeered my headspace for 10 whole days - which was literally the total time from commissioning to final submission. I was…

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Echoes from Eternity: 26. VE Day 1945 & the Nazi Surrender

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The 2020 VE day is the 75th. We can't witness great spectacles and commemoration events because of the virus. Everything is much more low-key, necessarily. But it is an astonishing moment and is one that demands reflection and pause. Nearly…

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Q Marks the Spot 139 (May 2020)

Sacred Treasure Comparing COVID-19 and the Chernobyl disaster? Here is a literature academic living in Turkey who grew up in Kyiv at the time of the disaster. You might not accept all he says - but he has an important…

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Echoes from Eternity: 22. Seamus Heaney out and about

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If you find yourself talking about nature in poetry, it is inevitable before too long that Seamus Heaney (1939-2013) is going to crop up. He was a master: prolific and powerful poet, Nobel Literature Prize laureate, Oxford Professor of Poetry,…

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