Monthly Archives: December 2010

Captain Beefheart – A Strictly Personal Appreciation

Two nights ago I logged on to Twitter, seeking the usual entertainment, whereupon I was immediately hit by a tweet claiming that Don ‘Captain Beefheart’ Van Vliet had just died. My enquiry as to the truth of this statement was … Continue reading

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The Bonds of Time and Language: Human Chain, by Seamus Heaney

Poetry needs particularity if it is to resonate with the reader, details of the poet’s life and times that are only his yet are recognisable to anyone. Seamus Heaney has been through childhood, grown up, experienced love and loss and physical … Continue reading

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