Auspicious and uncanny things

Regular followers will know that I have a fond relationship with my Dad. Or had, as he passed away in 2009. But every now and then I feel as though he sends greetings. Of course, rationally this is¬†nonsensical, but the part of me that is sympathetic to the¬†metaphysical and symbolic finds these resonances appealing. ConsiderContinue reading “Auspicious and uncanny things”

Simply say, I am here at this place

I am very fond of this little poem from the archive. It outlines advice for letter writing, an activity that I so enjoy and of which I reckon I am one of the last remaining proponents. Many recipients of my correspondence have graciously sent back their pen-and-paper replies. In some instances, they have noted theContinue reading “Simply say, I am here at this place”