Dear Don: Old Moore’s…

Dear Don,

I suppose it was a case of ‘keeping up with the Joneses’ on a grand scale… which almost always leads to going with ‘bigger and better’…or at least a mistaken perception of it…

Gustave Moreau: Hesiod and the Muse

I thought you might have fun with the Muses. I like Varro’s Three better than the traditional Nine, who have always seemed rather arbitrary to me. The nine classical Muses appear to refer to fashionable arts and leave out so many facets of artistic expression, where the three seem rooted in an older tradition.

(And they work better with your film anyway… which I will watch if ever I get chance and can stay awake long enough).

Continue reading at France & Vincent

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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