At Christmas “there is no room for the indifference which reigns in the hearts of those unable to love for fear of losing something.” Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis- Midnight Mass  -24 December 2015 A Natale  “non c’è spazio per l’indifferenza, che domina nel cuore di chi non riesce a voler bene, perché ha… Read More Indifference

Michael Ende 

German author Michael Ende was born on 12 November 1929 and died in 1995 He is a writer of fantasy and fiction for children, best known for his fantasy novel “Die Unendliche Geschichte” (1979) which was translated into English by Ralph Manheim as “The Neverending Story” (1983). The book follows the adventures of a boy… Read More Michael Ende 

P. Larkin’s Moon: “Sad Steps”

Groping back to bed after a pissI part thick curtains, and am startled byThe rapid clouds, the moon’s cleanliness. Four o’clock: wedge-shadowed gardens lieUnder a cavernous, a wind-picked sky.There’s something laughable about this, The way the moon dashes through clouds that blowLoosely as cannon-smoke to stand apart(Stone-coloured light sharpening the roofs below) High and preposterous… Read More P. Larkin’s Moon: “Sad Steps”