Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Monday, February 22, 2021

Beers & Books LIV – Edna St Vincent Millay


“My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night"

[from A Few Figs from Thistles]

Edna St. Vincent Millay (22 February 1892 – 19 October 1950)

Beers & Books LIII – Sean O'Faolain

"Stories, like whiskey,
have to be allowed
to mature in the cask."

Seán Ó'Faoláin (22. February 1900 – 20 April 1991)

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Saturday Night Music – Andrés Segovia

Andrés Segovia at the Alhambra

As this video, unfortunately, can only be watched on youtube, I do invite to follow the link above. Enjoy!

Andrés Segovia (21 February 1893 – 2 June 1987)


Friday, February 19, 2021

Beers & Books LI – Umberto Eco

Well, rather Wine &Words

"You die,
but most of what you have accumulated
will not be lost;
you are leaving a message in a bottle."

 "Umberto Eco (5 January 1932 – 19 February 2016)

Beers & Books L – Herbert Rosendorfer

The Architect of Ruins

Herbert Rosendorfer (19 February 1934 – 20 September 2012)

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Laughing Lhursday*

Snowy primate.

* [For first time visitors]: Typo in the title? Nah. It's just that
I would not let a tiny T spoil an avantgardistic alliteration.

to prove Andrew (see comments) is right.

Baboon, still there
but disguising himself as a bush.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Moments of solitude

Like a great poet,
Nature knows to produce greatest effects
with most limited means.

Heinrich Heine (13 December 1796 – 17 February 1856) –

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

At sparrow's fart

No idea what let
29 members of the sparrow gang
from the cherry laurel vis-à-vis
suddenly invade this part of Seanhenge.


Monday, February 15, 2021

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Sunday in Seanhenge

There's enough for all,
but why should blackbirds be wiser,

a goldfinch contemplates.