Anyone who aims to plant seeds will need fertile soil, for starters.
Andre Gide came up with a memorable title for one of his works – ‘Si le grain ne meurt’, possibly inspired by a Biblical passage.
I attended a performance in a beautiful Church in central London once. The temple was a new build and the acoustics were awful.
Giving feedback to the person who invited me to the event, I said ‘it would have been better to hear the music clearly, in a hovel’. I don’t think he understood me.
Sadly, he probably thought I was a pseud, for expressing my opinion.
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