Philip Larkin

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ESPN Cricinfo
The hope that leads to the hurthere they were at Taunton, just wondering if this could be the one. "Nothing,
The hope that leads to the hurt
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 4 days ago
here they were at Taunton, just wondering if this could be the one. "Nothing, like something, happens anywhere", wrote Philip Larkin, and for half a day the nothing that was happening at Lord's had meant everything to the players in their track... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How Hull aims to become the UK's newest cultural hub - and why you should give it a chanceHull – to borrow lines from its most famous adoptive son, Philip Larkin – is “c
How Hull aims to become the UK's newest cultural hub - and why you should give it a chance
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Hull – to borrow lines from its most famous adoptive son, Philip Larkin – is “coming into leaf/ Like something almost being said”. Orange safety barriers are shielding major cosmetic surgery around the city centre and there is a sense of anticipation... Read more
6d
The Irish Times
Patrick Kavanagh: no ‘peasant poet’ but a Monaghan modernistwriter as sensitive as Kavanagh was to the avant-garde could not have ignored:
Patrick Kavanagh: no ‘peasant poet’ but a Monaghan modernist
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
writer as sensitive as Kavanagh was to the avant-garde could not have ignored: the rise of the “Movement” poets in Britain (Philip Larkin, Kingsley Amis, Thom Gunn), who wished to address everyday life in an everyday language (in established... Read more
10d
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Scandal-on-Sea: H G Wells, his lover and their secret Norfolk hideawayRebecca and H G Wells were able to find a new friendship. As for Anthony, well
Scandal-on-Sea: H G Wells, his lover and their secret Norfolk hideaway
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Rebecca and H G Wells were able to find a new friendship. As for Anthony, well, what springs to mind are those famous Philip Larkin lines about – and, readers, I’ll need to paraphrase here – your mum and father messing up your life even though... Read more
10d
New Kerala
Speed Dating can be a lot of fun, especially if each encounter is from a different European country - newkerala.com #120248for the "Polityka" magazine and Wirtualna Polska ("Virtual Poland") website. He
Speed Dating can be a lot of fun, especially if each encounter is from a different European country - newkerala.com #120248
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
for the "Polityka" magazine and Wirtualna Polska ("Virtual Poland") website. He has translated verse by poets including Philip Larkin, George Szirtes and Karlis Verdins, as well as novels, including "The Great Gatsby" by Francis Scott Fitzgerald... Read more
11d
The Irish Times
Britain and Me: readers responditems of British largesse that have had a more meaningful and lasting effect on
Britain and Me: readers respond
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
items of British largesse that have had a more meaningful and lasting effect on my life – PG Wodehouse, George Orwell and Philip Larkin – constitute a kind of niche interest. Like two quarrelling brothers who grow up to find that they enjoy each... Read more
12d
iol.co.za
Heartening to have gift of memory(Cape Times, September 5) notes how a deep engagement with the works of “litera
Heartening to have gift of memory
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
(Cape Times, September 5) notes how a deep engagement with the works of “literary greats” such as Shakespeare, WH Auden and Philip Larkin have helped persons such as Stephen Fry, Melvyn Bragg and Ian McKellen to face their emotional pain and turn it... Read more
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The Irish Times
Tiger Dublin Fringe: five ways to choose what to see– but don’t expect those boundaries to be anything less than porous. . . . lea
Tiger Dublin Fringe: five ways to choose what to see
The Irish Times / Posted 25 days ago
– but don’t expect those boundaries to be anything less than porous. . . . leaves blood on the mat There’s a story about Philip Larkin, that most sardonic of poets, watching a boxing match in frustration and yelling, “Only connect!” There, EM... Read more
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chroniclelive
Ladies of a certain weight will wrestle it out at a Northumberland showNorthumberland. Last year the show attracted 8,000 visitors and next year will
Ladies of a certain weight will wrestle it out at a Northumberland show
chroniclelive / Posted 1 months ago
Northumberland. Last year the show attracted 8,000 visitors and next year will celebrate its 175th anniversary. The poet Philip Larkin, who stayed in a holiday cottage in Haydon Bridge in Northumberland, wrote a poem “Show Saturday” as a... Read more

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