Tag Archives: British Library

  1. Interlude: A Devil Despairs

    8 May, 2018 by katelaity

    A devil climbed aloft from the fiery world below, Hoping to sow discord between every fine fellow; Meeting first a …
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  2. Interlude: The Woman from Neasden

    20 March, 2018 by katelaity

    There was a young woman from Neasden, Who inherited an old cheddar cheese tonne. She rolled it uphill To the …
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  3. Interlude: Ritual for Irritation

    6 February, 2018 by katelaity

    Take Gammer Gurton’s Needle And stick it in your eye! Collect the Roister Doister And push him in a stye. …
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  4. Interlude: New Monster

    28 November, 2017 by katelaity

    British Library - New Monster

    The New Monster The new monster takes some adjustment; It thrives on fresh pine nuts and gin. Its scales are …
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  5. Interlude: The Bogey Owl

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    14 November, 2017 by katelaity

    THE BOGEY OWL Child, you must sleep through the night. Forget your fears, turn out that light! For those who …
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  6. Interlude: The Caterpillar

    31 October, 2017 by katelaity

    THE CATERPILLAR Consider the poor caterpillar: Its voice is so very much shriller That when it desires to be heard …
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  7. In Mourning

    27 July, 2017 by katelaity

    Apologies for no episode this week: a death in the family.

  8. Interlude: The Headache

    28 February, 2017 by katelaity

    [as I am feeling poorly with a cold, here’s a poem from William Dunbar; if you need help comprehending it, …
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  9. Cast Our Lines

    23 July, 2016 by katelaity

    I’m not here And you’re not there, Not that it matters at all. I thought I’d write, But you were …
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  10. Whimsy

    4 October, 2015 by katelaity

    “It is the first duty of a flagging spirit to seek renewal in the latitudes of whimsy. I, for one, …
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