Monthly Archives: May 2011

“Language is the only border for a poet”

I had the privilege on Monday 16th May of attending the superbly organised Borderlands event at Kings Place. The theme was voices from the edge of Europe, with poets from Lithuania, Poland, Croatia and Portugal. A quick review of Wikipedia’s … Continue reading

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Tonight: More from romantic, mysterious, feisty Romania

Romania is fascinating, with an energy all its own. When I visited a couple of years ago, I was struck by the warmth of the people and by the curious blends of ancient and modern, roughness and sophistication in culture, … Continue reading

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