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10 July 1989 • 2,319 words • Memorials
Robert’s ashes were scattered in the rose garden at Beckenham Cemetery six weeks ago by his brothers, Christopher and Peter, near those of their mother and father. Today we… more»
10 October 2004 • 1,762 words • Reportage & Criticism
In his novel, The Stone Raft (1986), the Portuguese Nobel laureate José Saramago imagines the entire Iberian Peninsula breaking away from Europe and drifting across… more»
August 2004 • 8,455 words • Reportage & Criticism
How violent is Brazil? Is it more dangerous than other big, modernizing countries of the South? Or is this lurid picture the result of a… more»
February 1990 • 6,074 words • Reportage & Criticism
The ranch-style house stands on the shore of a lake in the heart… more»
2003 • 1,500 words • Reportage & Criticism
The songs to be heard on Mares Profundos (Deep Seas) are the result of one of the most fruitful collaborations in the history of Brazilian… more»
1987 • 5,118 words • Reportage & Criticism
It’s a short flight from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, from the Guanabara Bay up over the coastal escarpment to the high plateau. In… more»
1 August 1988 • 1,836 words • Reportage & Criticism
On the lower stretches of the Rio Negro, the huge brown river that joins the Amazon at Manaus, on the banks of its tree-lined creeks… more»
30 November 2001 • 3,043 words • Reportage & Criticism
In the pilgrimage centres of the Brazilian Northeast—remote rural shrines that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors in the high season—are found what are locally… more»
22 June, 2016 • 352 words • Translations
Atheists who’ve seen miracles, as I have done Know that where God is not, the gods … more»
22 June, 2016 • 216 words • Translations
A canoe, an Indian canoe, Cuts through the morning, north to south … more»
In April 2016, seventeen chiefs from different parts of South Sudan gathered in Kuron Holy Trinity Peace Village, in Eastern Equatoria, to discuss the role of customary authority in... more»
An item in the Times Literary Supplement of 23 June, apropos a poetry anthology called Capitals, states that...
Born 27 May 1952; died 17 September 2016
Last month in Yirol I bought a heifer—a brindled two-year old, not yet in calf....
A Norman castle in the north-east of...
Learning from stone, lesson one: To see...
In the music business many have been called kings: Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson, kings...
Edward Carpenter’s visionary sexual radicalism