Vandalism and Duende: The Poetry of All Things


Lorca by Candlelight

This is a small performance piece I gave at Maori in Valletta on Wednesday 24th August 2016, organised by Inizjamed as part of the Mediterranean Literature Festival:

Say No to Vandalism (Damian)

My name’s Lizzie Eldridge and I originally come from Glasgow in Scotland. Some of you may have heard of Scotland. Some of you may even have been there. But just to jog your memory. We’re the ones who voted to say ‘Yes! We want to stay in the European Union’ during that recently surreal, absurd and bleakly comic but not-so-very-funny-at-all-when-you-stop-to-think-about it – that political shenanigans known as Brexit!

Anyway. Leaving politics aside for one evening…(as if you ever can…) My city Glasgow, well, we’re very very friendly, very welcoming (…particularly if you come from Europe) We really are very friendly, as you can probably tell from my general demeanour, appearance and overall genial interaction with you tonight.

But we do have our own…

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2 thoughts on “Vandalism and Duende: The Poetry of All Things

    1. I am humbled by your kindness Ms. Lizzie, I try to take a few articles that I read during the day that I enjoyed the read on and then reblog them for other folks to get to see. This is one such article. I thank you very much for the kindness of the visit and the comment.

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