Sudden Life Changes – Michelle Obama

The bookshops are full of Michelle Obama's autobiography: "Becoming".  Here is an audio recording of her reading her own words (on BBC), recording the start of what it was like to become First Lady.  Click here to access audio recording, if you live in the UK.  (I'm not quire sure how you'd access this, if …

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Poetry Pilgrimage: Little Sparta

Two days ago, I went to Little Sparta, Scottish home of poet Ian Hamilton Finlay - whose garden contains words set in stone, playful and very often anti-war symbols - a place of imagination with 300 word/art works. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jee-4F0Xwxg "The garden functions as a political statement.... it suggests that as it is possible to transform …