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THE ART OF THE POLITICIAN


Painting, creativity, Cyberspace adventure, time-traveler, magic realism, Marrakech, London, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Second World War, Hitler,

Walking along the Victoria Embankment in my city of London, I suddenly felt a little light headed and then dizzy. Soft swishing sounds began to accompany my every movement. When I closed my eyes, beautifully coloured, exotic images from another place and time appeared before me. Within another moment, I was no longer facing the […]

Prayers to the Muse


: muse, inspiration, art, creativity, mythology, spirituality, literature, Joseph Campbell, Carl Jung, Chardin, Book of Urizen, William Blake, the God particle, Higgs Boson, Chaos.

An immense, entirely blank canvas stretches before the artist. Looking away, he busies himself with setting out his paints and brushes. Although he will not admit it, terror strikes his heart when he looks up at that vast, empty white space. “What in god’s name will I paint?” He hunts for his charcoal and puts […]

Spirituality ~The Photographs of Ansel Adams


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WHAT IS SPIRITUALITY? What does spirituality mean to you? We often speak of it as if we had a shared understanding. But I suspect we all have our own individual notions. After all, what could be more personal than a sense of spirituality? Here’s my idea. I sense that “something” very tantalizing lies just beyond […]

I Found the Spirit of Tolstoy


Tolstoy, Writing, art, radiance, sublime, novels, magic realism

I am Alexander Wainwright, a landscape artist, who is travelling in CyberSpace. I confess I am an infant boldly but shakily taking his first steps in this strange and uncharted realm.  It is–very dark. Suddenly I am standing before a shady avenue of trees. Where does it lead? Now I am no longer taking baby […]

Interview of Alexander Wainwright and Mary E. Martin about The Trilogy of Remembrance.


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Listen in! Writers think they know their characters inside and out. After all, they’ve given them the very breath of life and created stories to test and “grow” them. Writers are certain they can anticipate everything a character might say or do. Sounds rather like being GOD! Far too great a responsibility for me. And […]