The 2020 Blog

The incowrimo that didn’t

2021-03-04

The picture you see here is where I live. Actually it’s across the road. But it is where I am. I look at it out my front window. Until just before christmas, I was wading barefoot into the freezing surf to collect water to wash and clean with every day. I still chop wood every […]

paper copies – handwriting thoughts

paper copies – handwriting thoughts

2020-03-18

As always with someone who spends their day with words and paper in all it’s many forms; a dense shadowy cloud outside the window is often felt with chill and alarm. That being said, I would like to offer a couple of thoughts in response to the many general offers for help. Two things have […]

Address Book

Address Book

2020-03-17

  In light of all the things going on at the moment, the most simple and effective start seems to be to restore the address book available at the close of 2019. This list contains  individuals who expressed an interest in continuing to write throughout the year. It is less than a perfect solution but […]

Shalom Aleichem – שָׁלוֹם עֲלֵיכֶם

Shalom Aleichem – שָׁלוֹם עֲלֵיכֶם

2020-03-17

“What if we consider this time as we would consider the Shabbat? The most sacred of time? Cease from travel. Cease from buying and selling. Give up, just for now, on trying to make the world different than it is. Sing. Pray. Touch only those to whom you commit your life. Connect with the goodness […]

Handwritten

Handwritten

2020-03-15

  I so wish I were writting this missive by hand to friends and new aquaintences to greet the coming spring and season of rebirth and joy. Alas I find myself homesick for my place amongst my countrymen — while, in the midst of family, still with strangers, in newly familiar surroundings, confined indoors for […]

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