First published in 1969 and out of print for more than twenty-five years, The Long-Legged House was award-winner Wendell Berry’s first collection of essays, the inaugural work introducing many of the central issues that have occupied him over the course of his career. Three essays at the heart of this volumeThe Rise,” The Long-Legged House,” … Continue reading The Long-Legged House – Essays by Wendell Berry
The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry gathers one hundred poems written between 1957 and 1996. Chosen by the author, these pieces have been selected from each of nine previously published collections. The rich work in this volume reflects the development of Berry’s poetic sensibility over four decades. Focusing on themes that have occupied his work … Continue reading The Selected Poems of Wendell Berry
Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food by Wendell Berry and Michael Pollan Only a farmer could delve so deeply into the origins of food, and only a writer of Wendell Berry’s caliber could convey it with such conviction and eloquence. Long before Whole Foods organic produce … Continue reading Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food
In the twenty-two essays collected here, Wendell Berry, whom "The Christian Science Monitor "called ""the "prophetic American voice of our day," conveys a deep concern for the American economic system and the gluttonous American consumer. Berry talks to the reader as one would talk to a next-door neighbor: never preachy, he comes across as someone … Continue reading What Are People For? Essays by Wendell Berry
about two weeks ago, i chopped off my plait. my action came after i could bear it no longer. i was being bitten by bird mites. about 2 weeks prior, the incessant rain had convinced bird mites to move into my beautiful shed. and they had been biting me for sixteen days. i did not … Continue reading i chopped my hair short
my hair began falling out the day after a chemical accident. about a year ago. and my hair has been losing colour, “turning grey”. i have done some reading and this is what i found .... below are extracts from several articles. Onion Juice For Hair: Benefits & How To Make to read the full … Continue reading Reversing Grey Hair
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The Man Who Planted Trees (1987) Canada, 30 min Directed by: Frédéric Back Written by: Jean Giono (story), Jean Roberts (translator) Starring: Philippe Noiret (voice) (French-language version) ; Christopher Plummer (voice) (English-language version) Frédéric Back’s animated classic is quite simply beautiful in every conceivable way. Over the course of thirty minutes it manages to … Continue reading The Man Who Planted Trees
I am Looking for a text or notetaking app Being a bit of a nerd, I am always looking for open-source alternatives to proprietary software, browsers, programs or apps when I need them. Today, to assist me with writing, I am looking for a free and open source alternative to Evernote. Evernote is the standard … Continue reading Better than Evernote?
I asked Andrew Durham if he would read and comment on the following extract of an interview by Ian Mackenzie with Stephen Jenkinson. source: Ian Mackenzie I felt that I would be returning again and again to read this, to mull over, as Ian suggests. As I read, I am almost whooping with delight. … Continue reading depression, grief, meaning of death, culture