Category: Nostalgia


Like our host here, I too have spent much of the day in a rather disagreeable mood. However, I was able to at least have some small measure of enjoyment. We had rain today, after weeks of rather warm weather. And the smell of the rain on the soil is something that I’ve always enjoyed …

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Serving Up a Coda and Salve for the Two Earlier Pieces

Fran mentioned that awful vision from That Hideous Strength, a novelized form of Lewis’ dark warning, Abolition of Man, in which he informs of the Fabians’ pedagogical goal of producing men without hearts. Men who deride feelings such as nostalgia. Nostalgia. Nostalgia is found in the above coda to arguably the best symphony of the …

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