So the moment the world has been waiting for is upon us. Enchantment’s Reach 1: The Orb Undreamed is free, yes FREE, for four days. And Book 2: The Orb and the Spectre is reduced to $1.50, or local equivalent, for 24 hours only. After 24hrs the price will rise to $2.50 and then revert to the regular retail price.
I do love it when I come across art that I have no frame of reference for, that stops me in my tracks. This animatronic kid in chains at Tate Modern, by American artist Jordan Wolfson (the younger) is extraordinary. The title, ‘Colored Sculpture’ gives little clue. A big polyurethane child puppet, chained to an overhead gantry, is dragged, hauled,
Three weeks or so ago I shot myself in the foot, something I’ve learned over the years I have quite an unusual talent for. How? Well, I announced here and on my website and a couple of other places that in about a month I’d be running a promo of the e-book of Enchantment’s Reach. Sales tumbled off the cliff
Lastly (at least for now) in this mini-series we have a clutch of historic dwellings. First, Monk’s House, one-time home of Virginia and Leonard Woolf, in the tiny village of Rodmell, East Sussex. They lived there for 21 years until Virginia’s self-inflicted death by drowning in the nearby River Ouse in 1941. Then there’s Bull
And then there’s the poet John Milton’s former home (now Milton Museum) in Chalfont St Giles, Bucks. Here, near blind and suffering from gout and general infirmity, he somehow wrote the bulk of Paradise Lost (one for you, Aaron Aedy) and began work on Paradise Regained. ‘Weep no more, woeful shepherds, weep no more, For Lycidas, your sorrow is not dead,