a hopeful professor speaks

“The ideal of Romance in the West, as an exclusive devotion, derives from Christian theology. Medieval Europeans learned of Eastern notions pertaining to amorous or erotic love from the cultural exchange that was an often overlooked side-effect of the so-called Crusades. The crusaders carved open a land route to the East - to Persia and … Continue reading a hopeful professor speaks

the batcatcher

Tell me what do you think little cat? About what it's like to be a bat? I can't stop one to ask. They fly high and too fast. But you caught them with a leap despite that.   Inspired by a little tortoiseshell cat called Dippy (1998-2016) who caught bats, rats, mice, starlings, blackbirds, pied … Continue reading the batcatcher