Wash Away the Rain

| April 10, 2019

Black Holes and the Pale Blue Dot: Creation and Destruction Black holes are so dense and have such strong gravity that anything that crosses their threshold — known as the event horizon — gets pulled into them, never to return. That includes both matter and light, making them black and invisible. (Nicole Mortillaro, CBC News, April 10, 2019) […]

Today it is December

| December 1, 2018

Discussions around the tables… …and so it is December…families…some partly reunited…peace on earth…discussions around the tables and hearths, turn from thoughts of yesterday and tomorrow…somehow today is recognized as a turn away from present conversations…Well today is a new day..but conversations soon pick up from whence they start. The Armistice…soon to be eclipsed by interactions […]

To the Light of the Morning…

| November 11, 2018

…I’ll let it in This day, 11 November 2018…a hundred years has passed and in my time I have hoped to bring to you…connection. These words have followed my path as I have followed the trails of the Great War from the June heat of Gallipoli to the cold gusts of a November Western Front. […]

Great War Remembered Concert – 2018

| November 10, 2018

St. Martin’s Cathedral: The Great War Remembered Concert We have steadied ourselves against the wind as we wait for the wooden doors to open. There are many of us here outside amidst the gusts of wind. Awaiting the performance, we watch as seats fill…several have been before but today is a first for this part […]

Meanwhile…on the buses

| November 8, 2018

Lest We Forget The day begins with a walk to the National Army Museum [NAM]. Along the way a Poppy Appeal bus attracts my attention. Quickly the camera is out, but the bus changes course…we continue along our urban streetscape, pass by wreaths adorning shops, Chelsea Barracks and a remembrance display at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. […]