Inspiration is the key!
In the last part of this series, the Bright Old Oak will dedicate this blog post to the Ancient Library of Alexandria. The term ‘abstract‘ does not really grasp the … Continue reading
When we think of Modernism, a few names come to mind: Ezra Pound, Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot. They’re all European, though Pound was born in America, or perhaps “Western“, if … Continue reading
Isn’t it amazing to find out that some languages can condense names and concepts all packed into one, sometimes short, word? On previously discussed posts such as “On not knowing … Continue reading
Today is Sunday 11th November 2012. It’s Remembrance Day 2012. On this day, we remember those who fought wars, abandoned their families in order to protect them or fight for … Continue reading
Last night was Bonfire night. As usual, we contemporary people tend to celebrate holidays as a result of our habits, self-attributed festivities we do not even realise what they mean. … Continue reading
Had things gone a different way, we would see Saint Petersburg with a different eye. Instead of the huge buildings of the Hermitage Museum, this never-been-built tower might have become … Continue reading
Little is known in the literary field pertaining to countries which once formed part of the Soviet bloc. Decades of obscurantism and strict politics forbid authors to freely express their … Continue reading