Monthly Archives: August 2010
Sky Fields She took him to the edge of the fieldwhere the blue flowers had begun their bloom He was blind. She moved his handto one of the flowers. He sighed as his fingers first one then another, touched the … Continue reading
How many shadows to a life?
The unsaid often hangs heaviest in conversations. What people stop saying; what they don’t say out aloud but think to themselves. That may be negative or positive statements/thoughts. Then there’s the gaps between words. But today I am going to … Continue reading
I’ve started reading Thomas Ogden’s ‘Reverie & Interpretation : Sensing Something Human (Karnac Books, 2005 edition). It’s a great book about psychoanalysis. He has some very astute, useful comments about the psychoanalytic process and the importance of language in that.‘Words … Continue reading
I’ve just read a great review of a book by John Bradley called ‘Singing Saltwater Country: Journey to the songlines of Carpentaria (Allen & Unwin). It’s a wonderful piece of personal and anthropological writing in collaboration with Yanwuya families. And … Continue reading