Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Poppies are in the Field: Pattiesmuir 26th June 2013

. The poppies are in the field But don’t ask me what that means – Julian Cope There is no long march of progress in this field. No future enlightenment to strive for.                 … Continue reading

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Moby Dick, Laurie Anderson and The King’s Cellar, Limekilns.

The book is so modern, it’s insane. Melville uses all these voices — historian, naturalist, botanist, lawyer, dreamer, obsessive librarian. His jump-cut style is truly contemporary. Laurie Anderson on Moby Dick  November 1999 The métro pulls in to Bobigny Pablo-Picasso in … Continue reading

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Fife Folk-Lore: Cures for whooping cough and other ailments

Cures for Whooping Cough: (1) Passing the child under the belly of a donkey; (2) Carrying the child until you meet a rider on a white (or a piebald) horse, and asking his advice: what he advises has to be done; (3) Taking … Continue reading

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