I was driving home through the Scottish Borders—like Debatable Lands everywhere, this lovely region is used to strangers—when I passed
Originally posted on Regular Marvels:
One reason for creating Regular Marvels is to look for better ways of writing about people’s experience…
When I started this site, at the beginning of last year, I called it the Parliament of Dreams because I’ve
‘Alert always to “Wittgenstein’s distinction between all the trivia you can talk about, and all the essentials you can’t,” Steiner
The priests of the Temple of Literature have been issuing instruction, as the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize was
‘Contempt for and indifference toward intellectual passions and creativity where these are not remunerative are precisely concordant with financial hierarchies.
The modern system of art is not an essence or a fate but something we have made. Larry Shiner, 2001