Monthly Archives: December 2014

GLAD YULE!

Tomorrow is the Winter Solstice — Wintersonnenwende — Great Yule. With that long-celebrated day, the sun will then begin to rise higher in its arc across the sky, the days will slowly but surely grow longer, and light and warmth … Continue reading

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MAKING UNEVENNESS EVEN: LONDON SNOW

It is very possible that if Robert Bridges had not developed an appreciation for the poems of his friend Gerard Manley Hopkins (they met while at Oxford), we might not have the body of Hopkins poems we have today. Paradoxically, … Continue reading

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