Butoh is an art form which is at the same time instantly recognisable, but extremely elusive of description or definition. Like the paintings of Francis Bacon, the way one is brought in contact with the force of reality comes from an aesthetic which is a tightrope walk between horror and beauty, one which you … Continue reading A Brush With Violence. Ghosts, Hamlet and The Art of Butoh.
The cheer was used later by Jules Verne, for the discovery of an underground ocean; by Iris Murdoch and James Joyce. In Ulysses, Buck Mulligan calls the sea ‘snot-green’ in a parody of Homer’s ‘wine-dark’’, which referred to the silkily impenetrable depth of colour it shared with the rough wines of the period.
Graze-on-Grand. St Leonards on sea. “Cassoulet of pancetta, sausage, Guinea fowl & baked apple.” “Beetroot risotto, horseradish cream & red mullet”. “Sardines Venetian style with white onions, pine nuts & golden sultana.” With: “Picpoul de Pinet, Domaine de Belle Mare”- delicate, mineral, salty. Or: “San Vincenzo (Garganega) Anselmi”- melon, nut, orange blossom. Is this heaven? … Continue reading Graze in the Grand Manner.
We have superb cafes in Hastings and St Leonards, so anyone setting up a new one has a tough gig to follow. This cafe at the top of George St already has its regulars and is often packed. Good coffee is a must, and it's terrific, the taste rich, not a trace of bitterness and … Continue reading Junior’s Brazilian Cafe
Biomedical Computing at Hastings Innovation Centre If you were doing a doctorate in worms would you see yourself in the future developing software? Perhaps not an obvious route, but one James Densem has taken, who started Biomedical Computing Ltd 20 years ago. Worms are ecosystem engineers, making channels for air and water and converting leaves … Continue reading Chameleon and worms fuel IT business
Feldenkrais is an educational system which views the body and mind as an inseparable whole. Learning takes place through movement and directed attention and affects the whole person. Improvements include greater ease and fluency of movement, co-ordination and a sense of well-being. It can address a wide range of conditions, from ADHD to cerebral palsy, … Continue reading ‘Make the impossible possible, the possible easy and the easy elegant.’