Monthly Archives: June 2014

“WOMAN ON THE EDGE OF TIME”(PIERCEY). WHY THIS IS SUCH A GREAT BOOK. BY STEVEN BENSON

This book will move you, engage you and shock you.   It is the only (vaguely) sci-fi book I have ever really enjoyed. It makes Le Guin’s “Left Hand of Darkness” pale into¬† (polemical) comparison. It SAVAGES, albeit advisedly so, … Continue reading

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SUMMER IN THE CITY:”MARKIT” STREET ART FESTIVAL, LIVERPOOL,29.6.14. CAPTURED ATEMPORALITY.BY STEVEN BENSON

           

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THIS IS MY HOME; A SUMMER EVENING IN LARK LANE.BY STEVEN BENSON

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MONDRIAN IS A PIECE OF CAKE.BY STEVEN BENSON

1.NAIF I ate a piece of Mondrian cake;this man in the gallery went on… and on… about the cake not fitting the right dimensions, or something, of the Mondrian art. This was boring; the cake was nice:) 2.”INTELLECTUAL” I¬†realised the … Continue reading

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QUIRKY,VARIEGATED ART CAPTURES IN LARK LANE CAFE.BY STEVEN BENSON

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“NEWS FROM NOWHERE” AT 40:RAINBOW COLOURS. BY STEVEN BENSON

Yes, I Remember “News from Nowhere” in 1985 In Whitechapel, Where, NOT Unwontedly, I often Stopped To Devour the Vast (To me!) Array of Gay mens’ Writing; And bought What are Now Rareities and Classics….. Yes, I Remember My Beloved … Continue reading

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“THE PAINTED CHAIR”.BY STEVEN BENSON

Quirky remnants live on…well, in their half-life. “The Painted Chair”.Lets write a poem because I forgot my camera(Images and writing; not incommensurate but mutually enhancing and enriching!). ——————————————————— So, my pen turns into camera; and I spy: OUTSIDE “Welcome” (to … Continue reading

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