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Fail Better

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"Fair Better": What It Means. Your Thoughts Wanted.

Possibly the most famous passage in all of Beckett outside of Waiting for Godot is this snippet from Worstward Ho: "All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." Let us note first off here that this quotation is often given in a truncated form, most typically "Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." However, it is not clear that this makes self-contained syntactical sense without the two preceding sentences: "All of old. Nothing else ever." What the statement means, not even philosophically but at a basic syntactic and semantic level, is open to interpretation. The intuition, correctly, is that it is possible to restate these clipped propositions less ambiguously, less impressionistically, without loss of meaning. For example, Colin Greenlaw's "elaboration" reads as follows: "Everything…

The Over 50s Show 2015 - AIA ArtGroup

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Mike Fitzharris - AIA - 2015/2016.

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Mike Fitzharris oil paintings on board, framed.









Title                                                        Size            Price 

2016

Low Tide                             Fitzharris

Great South Wall, Dublin   Fitzharris

Waste Ground                     Fitzharris

Landscape Andalucia          Fitzharris  45 x 31 cms 1,800    Museo Etnografico Riogordo.

The Over 50s Show
Costa Del La Luz                 Fitzharris  45 x 31 cms 1,800    Palacio de Feria y Congressos, Estepona
Finca                                     Fitzharris  41 x 35 cms 1,800    Palacio de Feria y Congressos, Estepona
Landscape Andalucia  II       Fitzharris  45 x 31 cms 1,800    Palacio de Feria y Congressos, Estepona

Still Life                                Fitzharris  45 x 31 cms 1,800    Palacio de Feria y Congressos, Estepona

Vacation Rental

FRD Excursion to Malaga 2015

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Photos of the Excursion.







We visited he Sur Newspaper Offices and had a talk by Rachel Hynes, Editor and Liz Parry, Former Editor. We also saw the old printing press currently being taken apart.

Following this we viewed a film entered for the Goya Awards entitled


After this we were shown around the English Cemetery by Bruce McEntyre, President of the Cemetery Foundation and Liz Parry, Secretary.

Mr Bruce McEntyre - President of the Foundation of the English Cemetery and former British Consul, Malaga. Roger Cummiskey - President of the AIA Art Group. Andalusian International Artists. 




Translated from Spanish.
The English Cemetery

We also had a private viewing of the short film "La CaƱada de los Ingleses" by Director Victor Matellano. The film was a prizewinning entry for the Goya Awards and tells how Hans Christian Andersen was inspired to write the Little Mermaid after visiting the English Cemetery

Art Brownies Nov 2015

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I Hope You Are Well

Mixed media, size 52.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 inch. More information: ArtRoger@gmail.com