Category Archives: writing

golden summers

August. The grain is ripening in the fields, the hillsides are golden. I’ve been busy while it seems the rest of the world is on holiday, away from day jobs and desks, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been feeling … Continue reading

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signs of spring

It’s been grey all week. The weather forecast calls this white cloud, grey cloud, and sometimes tantalizes us with elusive “sunny periods”. I’ve been busy writing travel articles about places in other countries and working on things for the future, … Continue reading

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off the starting blocks

I envy writers whose lives you fall immediately into, heavy and hot and breathless. You know how they feel and think and they let you in, completely, to their world. Me? I’ve always been a watcher. I stand at the … Continue reading

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Sometimes I wish I lived on the shores of a lake, and could watch the weather change. I feel I live thinly, spread out across the world: sometimes I can’t even tell you where I’m from. I long for density … Continue reading

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