The Gate to Hell

Special thanks to Cultural Offering for flagging this. Archaeologists have rediscovered the lost Gate to Hell in Turkey. (image from Francesco D’Andria, via Discovery News) Sounds ripe for a horror movie. It also reminds me of the more overtly dramatic Door to Hell in Turkmenistan. That would be more of an action movie. One would […]

Mmmm, yeah, days like these…

Reflections from Kurt Harden at Cultural Offering on days when you can drink in the air like spring water.                         Technorati Tags: Cultural Offering,Kurt Harden,Lake Garda

Mmmm, yeah, days like these…

Reflections from Kurt Harden at Cultural Offering on days when you can drink in the air like spring water.                         Technorati Tags: Cultural Offering,Kurt Harden,Lake Garda

Hemingway on Writing

Courtesy of the Paris Review, via Nicholas Bate, a fascinating interview from 1958: Ernest Hemingway interviewed by George Plimpton. The scene-setting introduction and responses (though occasionally testy) offer a marvellous insight into Hemingway’s hugely disciplined approach to his craft. Herewith, my rather inadequate shot of Hemingway’s home in Key West from which you can’t see […]

Carnewas Sunset

Prague’s Franz Kafka International Named World’s Most Alienating Airport

I enjoyed this … (other than the strangely stereotyped Teutonic check-in official). Prague’s Franz Kafka International Named World’s Most Alienating Airport | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source Technorati Tags: The Onion,Franz Kafka

Prague's Franz Kafka International Named World's Most Alienating Airport

I enjoyed this … (other than the strangely stereotyped Teutonic check-in official). Prague’s Franz Kafka International Named World’s Most Alienating Airport | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source Technorati Tags: The Onion,Franz Kafka

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