Blood and Beauty

I like Sarah Dunant’s writing very much, for its lucidity, sense of colour and also her careful attention to historical detail which grounds her characters in a believable and three- dimensional world. In Blood and Beauty, as has been remarked on by a number of reviewers (see for example Christobel Kent, 2 May 2013, The…

teaching arts matters

Well, this is my first attempt at writing a blog about some of the issues that matter most to me, and that is how to kindle a passion for the arts. And more, actually, and that is to be enagaged in a process where ‘the arts’ in all their manifestations, whether visual, textual, whether recorded…