Datta, Dayadhvam, Damyata

Lazy arvo in the sun @ Rmers. As she does every year, Wendy Butler turned on a wonderful break-up feast. Thank you. Of course we all thank editor/co-ordinator extraordinaire Phillipa Armstrong for another terrific year. Thank You. And while we’re here, don’t worry about ‘fake news’ too much. Story-tellers have always made shit up for … More Datta, Dayadhvam, Damyata

trickle down & spontaneous combustion

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Paper & scissors @ Rmers 2day. Triggered a few memories. 1986. Paris. The Pompidou. Up the escalator/pipe & there it was, The Snail, huge & beautiful. Four years later, I bought two books in a little store somewhere in Amsterdam. Foucault’s History of Sexuality Vol I.  Jazz, by Matisse. Spent the next week or so reading the Foucault on … More cut & paste


Most genial of the modernists. Nothing genial in the work of his last few years. Paul Klee was dying. He knew it. And by 1940 Europe was again in flames.