“I documented my work but also everything else I could find graffiti-wise, then the spaces where it always seemed to appear started piquing my interest. “
Living in the Past – An Interview With Kathy Toth
Anne Butler Yeats
But there’s such a strength to her work, such a depth of color and texture, such a sharp slicing perfection of composition, that these things become beautiful, notable, and important. They often have a sort of glow to them that elevates them beyond the every day.
John Gerard’s Herball (& 2 colcannon-inspired recipes)
Basil is a “remedie for malancholicke people,” the scent of it good for the heart and head, and will make a man merry and glad. Anyone who has harvested fresh basil on a summer’s day can attest to the truth of this!
Imaginary Jobs: Lauren Barnett’s Dream Jobs
Eight jobs Lauren Barnett would like to have (and be paid handsomely for)
Late in the evenings we often go out for one last patrol. The are bats flying about and often one or two owls calling. The dog is very active, tracking the scents of small animals. He looks good in the moonlight.
Peter J Ketchum – Lost Souls
My “Painted Pictures” are about loss. They are about lost souls. They are about a loss of innocence–nationally and individually. Most of all, they are about lost time–time past and time ended.
It’s hard to understand our place in the world if you shut yourself off from everything real in that world.
Sundays and Cybele – I Have Dreamed Films
He doesn’t sound bitter. And he says, I have written films since, I have dreamed films, and maybe someday another little miracle will happen, and I will make another film.
March Issue, 2023
A collection of all the articles we’ve published over the past month, for those who like to savor their Magpies’ tidings as an issue.
Letter From the Editor, March ’23. Only Connect
It’s an act of resistance to remember how deeply we’re all connected.