A Quaker playlist

I found myself reflecting on the way in which music acts as a restorative for me. I listened to the Brandenburg Concertos again and was aware of the stimulation to my own central nervous system. But then I noted that Frank Sinatra singing ‘New York, New York’, or Shirley Bassey singing ‘Don’t cry for me … More A Quaker playlist

Little notes of happiness – Kleine Glücksnotizen

German and Italian below Today, we are sharing two texts in three languages, written by two different generations of Quakers responding to the same writing prompt: The texts are in response to the request of Chiara, the director of the “Italia per passione” Italian language school who asked her students (including our guest author Dan): … More Little notes of happiness – Kleine Glücksnotizen

Three New Versions Of A Hundred-Year-Old Quaker Poem

As this article deals with small, poetic alterations to an English original, we have decided not to translate it. However, if you would like some help with understanding the text, please contact the editorial team. We’re all very friendly and one of us is a (now qualified!) English-As-A-Foreign-Language Teacher who loves explaining things to people. … More Three New Versions Of A Hundred-Year-Old Quaker Poem

Skjønnhet – et dikt

skjønnhet schoonheid Schönheit unendelige skog oneindig woud unëndlicher Wald høstens drakt herfst kostuum Herbst Kostüm havet zee Meer dønning duinen Schwellen og en und fjellet rots Felsen stille makt stille kacht stille Kraft From/ uit/ aus: Willy and Penn no. 2, 1992.