find the horizon

Sometimes you just need to push back from the desk, go for a walk, and find some horizon to study. I’m on a writing retreat right now. Not there in that photograph from Key Largo. I’m not sure I could write in a place...

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light a fire

This year. Man, what a long strange trip it’s been. I’ve done better with the light quotes than I realised. I managed most of the ones I had in mind – even though some months that might have been all I posted...

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haiku from gili air

My brother has spent the last month or so travelling in Indonesia with his daughter.  And while they have not kept a travel-blog per se, they have sent back amazing email updates of their experience: the good, the very good...

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baby, you can drive my car

(About a week ago.) “Remember when going 25 freaked me out?” “Yes,” I answer, recalling Kristina’s first miles behind the wheel, her body rigid with concentration. Her voice snaps me back to the...

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