Who’s That Lady?

The post below is somewhat out of date. My essay on Selika was published by the Paris Review Daily on 9 February 2018, and can be found here. Here’s a post listing the research undertaken about Selika and giving pointers for further investigation. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– This lady has been Tumblring around the internet lately, and she’d …

Bartabas

More anon on Bartabas – several years anon, I hope (just to be cryptic). I’m going to Sadler’s Wells to see The Centaur and the Animal in a couple of weeks. Horses first danced minuets at the theatre in the eighteenth century, and I saw an Andalusian perform there the last time I visited. This …