April 2022



April 27, 2022

Rot

I think I’ve managed to switch on the comments in case anyone wants to say hello or recommend a movie or a song.

April 20, 2022

Greenland

I’m somewhere over Greenland, and the sun will never go down because we’re flying west.

April 19, 2022

The Nightly News

In Greek mythology, dreams were often personified as Óneiroi, black-winged demons that entered our sleeping minds like bats, delivering messages from the gods.

April 17, 2022

London

Mostly cloudy skies with a high near seventy degrees while C. and I sat in the National Gallery, awaiting the results of our mandatory Covid tests so we could fly home.

April 14, 2022

Brighton

Why is elegant decay more appealing than the gleaming new thing? Perhaps because it inspires sympathy, even a sense of recognition.

April 13, 2022

York

The British definition of “pudding” is broad and roomy, accommodating all kinds of beliefs.

April 11, 2022

Bath

As we pulled out of Paddington Station, I closed my eyes and enjoyed the announcements on the Great Western Railway.

April 8, 2022

Somnambulist

One of those fine afternoons when you wander into a dusty bookstore in an unfamiliar city.

April 4, 2022

Violent Light

London. After six weeks here, I still find myself stopping in the street, stunned by how low the clouds hang on this island.

April 3, 2022

Black Walls

We spent a week shivering in a damp atrium with rain dripping down the sides. We called it the Tarkovsky Box.

April 2, 2022

Stone

You can’t climb on Stonehenge anymore, but you can walk around it under the eye of a tour guide and two uniformed guards.