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Plastic Baubles

Ahab’s plastic baubles scattered in the void bellies full but starving no need for The Pequod ≈≈≈ Philip Hoare. “Whales are starving – their stomachs full of our plastic waste” The Guardian, 30th March 2016. Now playing: John Cage – Litany … Continue reading

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Moby Dick, Laurie Anderson and The King’s Cellar, Limekilns.

The book is so modern, it’s insane. Melville uses all these voices — historian, naturalist, botanist, lawyer, dreamer, obsessive librarian. His jump-cut style is truly contemporary. Laurie Anderson on Moby Dick  November 1999 The métro pulls in to Bobigny Pablo-Picasso in … Continue reading

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On the edge and further out: to slip through time

It is not down in any map; true places never are. Herman Melville I Out on the fringe of gold                         – lip of coastal edge. Eyeing that breath of line                        – flux of sea and sky. Grounded punctuation … Continue reading

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