Pandora’s Jar: Women in the Greek Myths

Pandora’s Jar: Women in the Greek Myths

Pandora's Jar: Women in the Greek Myths Natalie Haynes8pmTuesday 22 June 2021St Mary’s Barnes Natalie Haynes is the author of five books. A Thousand Ships was shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2021. Her earlier books include: The Children of Jocasta...
T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets

T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets

Richard Harries will be convening a series of seminars on T.S.Eliot’s Four Quartets on Thursdays at 4pm on Zoom beginning on January 7th 2021 and lasting for one and a half hours. The Four Quartets seminar series Time: weekly at 4pm Thursday 7th Jan 2020 to 4th Feb...
Short Story Entries Commended by the Judges

Short Story Entries Commended by the Judges

Almost too late (The Glasgow Climate Summit 2020)  By Juggy Pandit   Friendly Thames our friend no more Now spreads a mile from shore to shore. Angry waves lap ancient domes And modern towers of rusting bones.   The dark and viscous oil we burnt The trees we...
Readings from the Rose

Readings from the Rose

As a means of bringing joy and creativity into homes during these uncertain times, the Rose Theatre, Kingston, is launching the ‘Readings from the Rose’ initiative today. Several prominent actors and creatives in the industry have filmed themselves reading their...
Lynette Roberts – Gods with Stainless Ears

Lynette Roberts – Gods with Stainless Ears

To celebrate VE Day I thought I’d take this opportunity to post about an extraordinary poem by Lynette Roberts, the Welsh modernist poet. Roberts published two books of poetry with Faber and Faber in 1944 and 1951. She became friends with her editor, T.S. Eliot, and...