82. Memory, Brecht, Vinyl Van Morrison & Jo Cox


If your Blog is just a reflection on the previous week (as this Blog has recently become) then the week that’s past is surely never fully or accurately represented by the post. Any post will recall and mis-remember only a few experiences, highlight and prioritise some, marginalise and entirely overlook many.

So what makes something worth writing about, mentioning, recalling? Surely we live multiple, myriad lives that are forgotten while, in one way or another, isolating and stringing together a relatively small amount of events that we come to call the story of our life, our week, our month or our day.


You continued reading Brecht and particularly Walter Benjamin’s writings on Brecht. This allowed you to feel you were in the company of two of the greatest sensors of the 20th century, two of the most talented and alert people living through the centre of that century’s greatest conflicts.

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