Monthly Archives: October 2013

Colour Porn

It’s not just a few yellow leaves scattered about randomly, it’s a golden curtain that creates its own light system in here. October, sweet succulence, there’s no way to not see it. How many yellows are there? There’s royal yellow, … Continue reading

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Fireside Chat

It usually starts with a phone call, someone looking for Woodhaven time. It’s deck time by the pond in the summer living room or fire time on the comfy couch in the winter living room. Either way, it starts with … Continue reading

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Victor

Wolf, Thanks for the note. Moved on, you should too. Red.

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Up

Up There’s a whole bunch of sky. Sometimes I wonder if it’s down and then I wonder who decided exactly which way up would be. It’s a little like left and right and the colour red. Just who determined that north … Continue reading

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Off With Their Heads!

They’ve taken to chopping the heads off the fish these days. I wish they wouldn’t. Laid in tidy trays, cuddled in ice and styrofoam, bodies draped in blue packets and stretch-wrapped, I wanna see the eyes. The heads are further … Continue reading

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Nobody’s Wife

I’m nobody’s wife. It makes a difference sometimes. All predators leave a signature, sometimes scat, sometimes the mark of a tail-drop in the snow a few feet from where five-fingered pads have landed to leap onwards. The traces tell a story … Continue reading

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Asking for Dreams

I’ve been up since four this morning crushing coriander and selecting the best anise, ginger, cardamon and cinnamon for a soup broth. It was the rumble and shake from the earth that woke me. It doesn’t happen often but when … Continue reading

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