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National Memorial Arboretum

A flying visit to the UK saw me passing fairly close to a place I’d long wanted to visit, so I stopped in on a cold, rainy, windy Tuesday afternoon.  258 more words

Travel

Shattered Foundations

The wanton destruction of historical artefacts and monuments in the museum of Mosul by supporters and fighters of Islamic State forces is a heartbreaking spectacle to behold: 1,519 more words

Epigraphy

I Remember - #111

I remember Joseph Roth, Erich Maria Remarque, Thomas Mann, Hermann Hesse, Peter Handke.

-10 January 2015

This post is part of the I Remember series.

Writing

I Remember - #110

I remember that Boko Haram killed 2,000 people in Nigeria.

-9 January 2015

This post is part of the I Remember series.

Writing

The Chocolate Room (from the collection: "The Chocolate Room and Other Stories")


The Chocolate Room 

Pineapple yoghurt.  Trifle.  The last few months he wanted milky things.  I bought a bottle of Remy Martin.  He took a sip, made a face.  1,012 more words

Ghost Ships

Darling, see my hands! turning blue and milky pale
Lying here translucent, staring past our ravaged sails
Crystalline and cold, collapsing things which cannot be… 185 more words

Poetry