drawn from life

Michel Montaigne, 1533 –1592, was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. I share in the lasting appreciation … Continue reading drawn from life

To advance deeper into the unknown country

Do you remember your first kiss? Where were you at the time? What of that moment stays with you? This film is a poetic journey that seeks to ‘advance deeper … Continue reading To advance deeper into the unknown country

Med älven

The title of this post comes from a P.S. note in a letter from the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer to his American friend Robert Bly. It returned my mind to … Continue reading Med älven

Polarization

The Swedish poet, Tomas Tranströmer, in a Transatlantic letter to his friend Robert Bly, expressed concern about a human failing to always polarise everything into utter good or utter evil: … Continue reading Polarization

Silent as light

The Antiquary: “is preoccupied on every level by the relation between past and present.” Mary Midgley: “These doctrines are often bizarrely over-confident and over-simple” George Orwell in Why I Write: … Continue reading Silent as light