Monthly Archives: March 2013


The darkness. I just typed the phrase with clumsy thumbs and my keyboard’s brain came up with ‘Ted’s armless’ which rings with some associations I’m writing towards. The darkness below, the darkness before me and the darkness behind are all … Continue reading


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The Rue des Table Claudienne is a couple of blocks down the hill from where we are staying, a bronze tablet was unearthed there by a vigneron 150 years ago. It’s inscribed with a speech made by the Roman emperor … Continue reading

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Seeing double

How do you perceive a face when that face isn’t speaking the language you know, isn’t enveloped with the same thought constructs, a face whose movements aren’t punctuated by familiar units of  language?  I’m asking this of myself as I … Continue reading

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