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Pearls: Edith Sitwell

Edith’s harping on again…

Dress-down Friday: Edith Sitwell

Imagine, if you will, an everyday scenario, such as an unusually large albino tapir visiting Hampton Court Palace, rolling itself in glue and through a series of mishaps becoming entangled in the curtains.

Dress-down Friday: Edith Sitwell

Imagine, if you will, an everyday scenario, such as an unusually large albino tapir visiting Hampton Court Palace, rolling itself in glue and through a series of mishaps becoming entangled in the curtains.

Edith speaks

On the couch with Edith and MM…

Edith speaks

On the couch with Edith and MM…

20 books for 2020

In which we visit Rogomelec and Sealand, the castle of truth and a fern-loved gully

20 books for 2020

In which we visit Rogomelec and Sealand, the castle of truth and a fern-loved gully

17-plus books for 2017

Dead poets, nude dancers, good bohemians, mystical Symbolists, jaded aristocrats, queer courtiers and blind men at play in a realm of dreams and voodoo

17-plus books for 2017

Dead poets, nude dancers, good bohemians, mystical Symbolists, jaded aristocrats, queer courtiers and blind men at play in a realm of dreams and voodoo

Circles: Charles Henri Ford

His influence and relationships ranged from the Surrealists and the interwar expat community in Paris through to the Beats and the Factory, connections which he carried right into the 21st century.

Circles: Charles Henri Ford

His influence and relationships ranged from the Surrealists and the interwar expat community in Paris through to the Beats and the Factory, connections which he carried right into the 21st century.

Circles: H.D./Bryher

When you’re mapping the relations of H.D. and Bryher, complication is a given. Their relationship lasted from 1918 to H.D.’s death in 1961 but as the diagram indicates, this was a far from exclusive arrangement.

Circles: H.D./Bryher

When you’re mapping the relations of H.D. and Bryher, complication is a given. Their relationship lasted from 1918 to H.D.’s death in 1961 but as the diagram indicates, this was a far from exclusive arrangement.

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Cover stars

Your cut-out-and-keep guide to Strange Flowers’ cover stars: Otero, every night Bum fun strange flowers in literature Corvo as Hadrian VII William Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck’s Welbeck Abbey “Tattwa” cards by W. B. Yeats Herbert Charles Pollitt a.k.a. Diane de Rougy Missy Max

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Cover stars

Your cut-out-and-keep guide to Strange Flowers’ cover stars: Otero, every night Bum fun strange flowers in literature Corvo as Hadrian VII William Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck’s Welbeck Abbey “Tattwa” cards by W. B. Yeats Herbert Charles Pollitt a.k.a. Diane de Rougy Missy Max

“A huge old baby vulture”

“Eccentricity is not […] a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.”

“A huge old baby vulture”

“Eccentricity is not […] a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd.”

Dress-down Friday: Brian Howard

While the young, waspish, fabulous Howard lived on in print, the real Howard had to somehow make his way in the world. It was a disappointing journey, as the title of Marie-Jaqueline Lancaster’s biography Portrait of a Failure makes clear.

Dress-down Friday: Brian Howard

While the young, waspish, fabulous Howard lived on in print, the real Howard had to somehow make his way in the world. It was a disappointing journey, as the title of Marie-Jaqueline Lancaster’s biography Portrait of a Failure makes clear.