This Good Old World

Friday, 10 November People often ask me why I like living in Europe. Usually my answer is a rambling, vague discourse that ends with an I-just-do »

Changing Perspectives

Onion dome of the new Russian Orthodox Church, seen from the quayside Friday, 13 October Because the world is uncertain enough as is, I generally dislike »

Exponential Living

Starting small: Georgina, William, Christopher at Victoria's wedding to Antony, 1996 Friday, 29 September “Once you start with the international thing,” my friend Victoria W said, »


My father and William, 1998 New Marlborough Cemetery Friday, 1st September 'The unconscious is where most of the work of the mind gets done; it's the »

Life Goes On

Freiberg, Saxony Friday, 18 August As the paucity of recent postings indicates, I have not been a bundle of creative energy these last months. The sense »