Archive for October, 2013

Blog # 116: To the Lighthouse: Of Refrigerators and Catalogues

Blog # 116:  To the Lighthouse:  Of Refrigerators and Catalogues

TweetList of Matremoirs List of Patremoirs Children of Writers I need a Woolfian to share my feelings. Everything at the moment is covered with heavenly bliss and fringed with joy which only a Woolfian could understand. For the last couple of weeks, I have been teasing and worrying away at the refrigerator which James is [...]

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Blog #115: Virginia Woolf and Sentimental Pilgrimages–Haworth and St. Ives

Blog #115:  Virginia Woolf and Sentimental Pilgrimages--Haworth and St. Ives

TweetList of Matremoirs List of Patremoirs Children of Writers Part of the pleasure in reading “Haworth, November, 1904” derives from thinking about what Virginia would have made of my recent pilgrimage to St. Ives. The trip was certainly sentimental and the young Virginia who wrote the essay might well have condemned some of my impulse. [...]

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Blog # 114: Virginia Woolf and Doctor Who—Part Three: Gwendolen Mary John

Blog # 114:  Virginia Woolf and Doctor Who—Part Three:  Gwendolen Mary John

TweetList of Matremoirs List of Patremoirs Children of Writers This entry might be viewed as an example of false advertising. It has very little to do with Doctor Who, and the connections to Virginia are tangential at best. Nevertheless, if a skilled neural anatomist were to map the topography of my mind, linking contours could [...]

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Alice Munro Brief Biography

TweetList of Matremoirs List of Patremoirs Children of Writers Congratulations Alice!!! Fathers: A Literary Anthology now contains pieces by six Nobel Laureates. Thumbnail Biography from Fathers: A Literary Anthology “Pots can show malice, the patterns of linoleum can leer up at you, treachery is the other side of dailiness.” Winner of three Governor General’s Awards, [...]

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Blog #113: Virginia Woolf and Doctor Who–Part 2: Robert Falcon Scott

TweetList of Matremoirs List of Patremoirs Children of Writers Very close to the Doctor Who “Experience,” and to the blue Tardis call box statue which stands outside it, is a white, rather nebulous, rather ugly statue of what looks rather like an Abzorbaloff phagocytosing several victims. It is a statue which rathers in the mind, [...]

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