Category Archives: History

DESIRE

I’ve been thinking a lot about desire lately, and the different forms it takes.  How, if you are a male homosexual, you can never know what it is to desire a woman.  And if you are a female homosexual, you … Continue reading

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MADLY OFF IN ALL DIRECTIONS

It was a wild and stormy night on the West Coast of Scotland. This, however, is irrelevant to the present story, as the scene is not laid in the West of Scotland. The scene is laid in the South of … Continue reading

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From This Moment On

The French painter Theodore Gericault, born in 1791, was a child of his age, filled with its bounding forward movement and fascinated with capturing the velocity of action in paint. His coarse sensuous face belied an exquisite sensitivity to nuances … Continue reading

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