- Aug 15, 2022
- 14 min
Her ‘Great Battle’
Five reasons why Kathleen Raine’s Second World War essays can help us find peace through poetry ‘A losing battle? All battles are lost by...
- Jun 13, 2022
- 2 min
Happy Birthday Kathleen Raine, 14th June 1908
Kathleen Raine by Rollie McKenna, 1951 (National Portrait Gallery) 'To make the imperfect perfect, It is enough to love it.' Today marks...
- Mar 21, 2022
- 5 min
Four reasons why Kathleen Raine's 'The World of Living Green' is springtime inspiration
In December 2021, I posted three reasons why I think Kathleen Raine’s The Story of Three Water Drops is a Christmas classic, and this...
- Dec 17, 2021
- 3 min
Three reasons why Kathleen Raine’s 'The Story of Three Water Drops' is a Christmas classic
1. The book is beautiful, inside and out Published 75 years ago in 1946, The Story of Three Water Drops was written well before...
- Nov 28, 2020
- 1 min
Belated Book Week: 'Ellen and Arbor' and novel no.2
Hi everyone, A (Belated) Happy Book Week Scotland to you all! I'm sorry that it's been all quiet on the blogging front for a while, but...