logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Abby joy, freekundli, Suanle, prempesos, Anne Mehla
58099 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,099 Registered Members
417 Forums
117,262 Topics
833,666 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 262
Mona - Astronomy 90
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 57
Angie 45
Korie - California/Yoga Editor 22
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 22
Susan - Meditation Editor 20
Michelle - Teen & Reading Editor 14
Angela - Drama Movies 14
"Rosie" 11
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#786551 - 10/06/12 11:08 AM William Blake
Asha - Dreams Editor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 05/03/10
Posts: 1218
Loc: England
William Blake � poet and artist, political and visionary � was born in London in 1757. Blake wrote the poem Jerusalem, set to music long after the poet�s death by Hubert Parry. Some would call Jerusalem - sung at the start of the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games - England�s alternate national anthem...

William Blake


Edited by Asha - Scot./Eng. Culture (10/11/12 11:58 AM)
_________________________
Asha Sahni
Dreams Editor


Top
#786554 - 10/06/12 12:44 PM Re: William Blake [Re: Asha - Dreams Editor]
Lestie - ContainerGardens Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Parakeet

Registered: 03/24/11
Posts: 1028
Loc: Johannesburg South Africa
Hello Asha and all,

Have you seen tht delightful movie Educating Rita with Julie Walters and Michael Caine? Well in it there is a well acted scene where Caine's character, a smart but disenchanted-with-life-drinking Professor of English learns one of Blake's lessons... that of not waiting or leaving the best till last because of pride or hubris even.

It is an old movie but anyone who has a love of any literature at any level and for any reason will enjoy I am sure - worth taking it out from the closest DVD hire shop.

Thanks for the article Asha, cheers now



_________________________
Lestie Mulholland - Container Gardening Editor

Container Gardening Site

Container Gardening Forum

"Things GARDENING are great ... they are my daily smiles on toast!" - Jennifer St John-Rose, formerly black thumb recently turned green.

Top
#787675 - 10/13/12 05:03 PM Re: William Blake [Re: Asha - Dreams Editor]
Asha - Dreams Editor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Registered: 05/03/10
Posts: 1218
Loc: England
I have indeed seen Educating Rita Leslie - just checked the date it was 1983, which I guess is old as in nearly thirty years ago, I just hadn't thought of the film that way!

Another excellent film from the same decade which weaves through both teaching and poetry is Dead Poets Society...
_________________________
Asha Sahni
Dreams Editor


Top


Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Charles Messier – Comet Ferret *new*
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
2 seconds ago
What will you do today?
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Inspiration
27 minutes 38 seconds ago
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Inspiration
32 minutes 3 seconds ago
Enchiladas Verde
by Karen - Quick Cook Ed
Quick Cooking
Today at 09:10 PM
Beginner Tips for using the Subway
by Nancy Roussy
Family Travel
Today at 12:49 PM
What did you SPEND money on today?
by Nancy Roussy
Frugal Living
Today at 12:46 PM
Venice Film Fest Reaction to Devastating Quake
by Angela - Drama Movies
Drama Movies
Today at 12:28 PM
Firsts in Space – Quiz *new*
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Today at 10:38 AM
What is your stress level today?
by Nancy Roussy
Stress Management
Today at 09:11 AM
What is luck?
by Nancy Roussy
Astrology
Today at 09:09 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 49 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.