Archive | September 2012
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This week I’ve been thinking a lot about memory. Who am I trying to kid? I always think a lot about memory. It fascinates me; mainly, I suspect, because mine is so bad. In particular, I have very little visual memory. Even if I’m describing something that I’ve seen, I very rarely have an image […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about stars, lately. At one point I was in danger of developing a morbid fascination with one star reviews (in particular, one star reviews of books that have sold more copies than mine), but that was a large field and a distinctly unhealthy obsession. I have reassured myself firmly that […]
Is it the second day? I suppose it must be, though in the constant half-light of the starlit Antarctic, who can say? I have been walking a weary long time, I know that much. Long enough, almost, to have exhausted my curses. And I have cursed. I have cursed the navigator who let us drift […]