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1200 Regimental Remembrance service, St Botolph-without-Bishopsgate 1315 Receive call-up papers (from Mother), Costa, Aldgate East

23.10.12 – UPDATE (2)

1800 Home. Open new Iliad edition. Epigraph: ‘For Derek Walcott More Homeric kudos’

23.10.12 – UPDATE (1)

1645 Pick up Derek Walcott’s Selected Poems in bookshop. p197 ‘the madman who tore Achille’s undershirt from one shoulder also tore at his heart.’ – FROM Omeros (1990)


0930 Retweet Homeric ‘Rain of blood’ detail (courtesy unknown female) 1100 Rewrite Rupert Brooke one-liner, ref. Danish political TV series 1130 Post arrives, incl. new Johns Hopkins Iliad translation 1315 Stanford’s: 1 x scratch-off gold world map 1400 To barracks for Afghanistan mobilisation briefing