Book Reviews

Slow, slow, slow-slow, slow.

Things have been quite slow in recent weeks as I've been looking after my husband, Andrew, who's recovering from surgery following his diagnosis of prostate cancer (and doing really well), plus it's been the Easter holidays for our two teenagers, always a mixture of chaotic delightfulness, late night taxi duty, complicated sleeping arrangements and noise.… Continue reading Slow, slow, slow-slow, slow.

Poetry

Translating poetry

I really enjoyed reading this post by Paul Stephenson about how he approached translating lines from a Jacques Brel song and incorporating them into a new poem 'The Disposal.'  This is one of four wonderful poems Paul wrote about being in Paris last November during the terrorist attacks, published at The Compass an excellent online magazine. I… Continue reading Translating poetry