Are you with Picasso?
When the great artist, Picasso, creator of Guernica, first visited the caves at Lascaux in France to see the paintings of our ancestors, he said, “We have learned nothing in thirty thousand years.” What did he mean? Of course, he was astounded by the brilliant artistry, but he was also struck by humankind’s lack […]
The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance
The Drawing Lesson: I am greatly honoured to have The Trilogy of Remembrance [The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde and Night Crossing] included in a list of fifteen other novels which contain mythic themes. The list is prepared by the Joseph Campbell Foundation and may be found right here. Margaret Atwood, Neil Gaiman and JRR […]
My Nikola Tesla Encounter in CyberSpace
Come and enjoy a little fantasy. Do you believe that fictional characters could exist outside the covers of a novel? If not, meet Alexander Wainwright who wants to take you time-travelling. Alexander Wainwright: This is the first time I’ve actually tried to find a person in CyberSpace. Truthfully, I really have no idea how […]
NIGHT CROSSING ~ A Meeting of Significance.
Night Crossing A story by Alexander Wainwright, landscape painter. #Novels #shortstories #painting #synchronicity Have you ever misjudged someone so utterly and completely that you question your own sanity and senses? You write someone off as a hostile curmudgeon when he or she is actually only painfully shy and in need of a kind word? […]
Synchronicity and the Mystery of Number Ninety One
#freestories #synchronicity A Story told by Alexander Wainwright, landscape artist I thought I was in Trafalgar Square, but were these women MacBeth’s witches? If you’re like me, you may be rather embarrassed to admit a belief in synchronicity. By that I mean the coming together of certain events which hammer […]