Archive for August, 2008

We have all had great fun getting our tongues around the alliterative phrases like “crabbit crocodile wi clarty claes” – well, you’d be grumpy too if someone was throwing tomatoes at you and getting your clothes all dirty! – and we’ve learnt lots of Scots in the process. Little brother’s favorite is the “octopus in […]


Félix Fénéon’s collection of faits divers, Novels in Three Lines – now available to the twenty-first century reader in serial form, so you can experience them as Le Matin readers did a century ago. via A Different Stripe.


After the video with Celan reading Todesfuge posted by Baroque in Hackney a few weeks ago, here’s another I’ve just happened upon: source: The Omniscient Mussel. The poem he’s reading is Tenebrae: Near are we, Lord, near and graspable. Grasped already, Lord, clawed into each other, as if each of our bodies were your body, […]