Fellowship

| May 29, 2019

A late night to be sure Trees hang over the road…this way home. Dark as those that absorb all light, blue-black sky, silver ripples bared across the water. To write of the night…the dark…exceptional stillness, save for scampering thoughts. This night I have been, watched and listened. I have seen trees as witnesses, branches as […]

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) […]

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. […]

Hello Darkness…

| December 14, 2016

…my old friend The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing”. (Often attributed to Edmund Burke, Irish Statesman, circa 1770). The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our life-time. (British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign Secretary, 1914). We […]

Winged Symbols and the Great War

| September 5, 2016

The Angels Among Us Need No Introduction The great, tragic loss of life during the Great War was unprecedented, never had the world experienced such an unleashing of carnage that took with it a generation of endless possibilities. After the armistice finding ways to cope with these extraordinary losses took on many forms and symbols […]