Tag Archives: Edward Lear

Daft Globe: Syd Barrett and Dark Whimsy

(I’ve been vaguely attempting to push on with my next post about Leonora Carrington, which focuses on Mexico City, but in fact have been obsessing about Syd Barrett instead. Somehow, not only are these two subjects related, but Barrett seems … Continue reading

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Carry On, Leonora: 1

(This is the first of five sections of a piece I’ve been puzzling over all summer about the great British Surrealist painter and writer, Leonora Carrington. Puzzling because I don’t quite know where I’m going with this, though it clearly … Continue reading

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Dark Whimsy

(A post that started months ago as I realised my creative attention had moved for the time being toward something between the poem and the prose poem. These pieces arose from my engagement with social media rather than the conventional … Continue reading

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Jelly Bo Lee Jubilee

This selection of sparrow-mumblings is posted to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Edward Lear’s birth, and indeed commences with a small hommage/omelette/oubliette. This has been a busy couple of months of ‘proper’ composition, the results of which shall soon … Continue reading

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