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Carry On, Leonora: 5

This summer I went to Liverpool to see the large Carrington show in the Tate. I stayed, as is my wont, in a mid-range hotel, part of a chain so, wherever you go, the rooms and the menus are much … Continue reading

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From Mere Bellies to the Bad Shaman, 1

 (This began as a talk/reading given at a one-day symposium held at the University of Glasgow on November 24, 2007. It was then revised as an essay for The Apothecary’s Chest: Magic, Art and Medication, edited by that symposium’s organisers, … Continue reading

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Non-standard (1)

(Following on from my previous post, this is the intro to a talk I gave at, possibly, the 2005 British Council Oxford Conference – I say ‘possibly’, because I can’t find any confirmation on the British Council’s site. Perhaps a … Continue reading

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