JOHN DREW | The Daily Star


    Splashes of blue in the springtime green,
  • Forest Teaching

    [for Samuel on his 15th birthday]
  • Poetry

    Furniture dies. Empty now,
  • Shakespearewallah: From Bengal to Belfast

    Here we are on the Irish border for Hallowe’en, originally a Celtic festival designed to propitiate the ghosts of the dead.
  • Riverine Reflections

    By the time James Rennell in the 1770’s, working out of Dhaka, finished surveying all the many rivers of Bengal, most of them had changed course, thus showing as much indifference to cartography as to any other form of human presumption.