vignettes

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness. – John Steinbeck It’s cold enough to light the fire when we get home on Friday night, but there’s no kindling. We fix that later in the weekend, but for now I make do with newspaper and a blowtorch […]

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city pieces

city piece (i) pick a bus at random. ride all the way to the end and back. write down three things that surprised you. city piece (ii) listen to the sounds of the city. what can you hear that you’ve never noticed before. city piece (iii) imagine the person sitting opposite you, or behind you […]

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yes

+++ there are mornings for saying yes. yes to getting out of bed early – even though it’s chilly out and warm under the covers. yes to filling a thermos with hot coffee, putting a packet of ginger biscuits in my bag, and stuffing my pockets with spare camera batteries and a head torch. yes […]

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