One of my favourite articles by HP Blavatsky is “Civilisation the death of Art and Beauty.” The only part of it that I wasn’t keen on was the word ‘death’ which I thought was a little pessimistic! In this article she bemoans the fact that countries like Japan, who have strong Spiritual traditions, began toContinue reading “Civilisation Art and Beauty by Wayne Gatfield”
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‘Lost in the Lakes: the Astrology of Coleridge and Wordsworth’ Written by Kieron Devlin.
On a recent visit the Lake District it struck me that Coleridge and Wordsworth have been co-opted by the tourist industry. This can obscure what truly defines these poets which was not just about landscapes- more their psycho-geography. They themselves loathed the term ‘romantic’ which was meant to be dismissive. Coleridge lived at Greta Hall near Keswick. He believed that poems should be ‘walked into being’ so he had strenuous slopes to climb to aid hisContinue reading “‘Lost in the Lakes: the Astrology of Coleridge and Wordsworth’ Written by Kieron Devlin.”