Friday, December 07, 2012

To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.


We need a bigger boat. The Derwent Estuary, as seen from Bellerive. November 2012.

The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham: Fantastic premise slightly undermined by sloppy execution. The great set up is spoiled by too many lengthy, turgid monologues. That said, the central theme (i.e. human/ species 'nature', survival and society) is a powerful one, and the conclusion (albeit somewhat predictable) delivers. C.

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