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Letter from Italy #10 – Turning for Home

We are safely ensconced in an airport hotel in Rome after arriving late this afternoon, waiting for an early morning flight home.

It was a long and rather unsettling day. 972 more words

Life And Family Stories

When Lighting Strikes: Czeslaw Milosz

I read for knowledge, I read for clarity, and the perfect paragraph(s) has always had the same impact on me as the perfect song–keeping in mind that perfection is in the eye of the beholder. 1,013 more words

San Francisco

It's a sign, it's a sign

Another prompt from Charli Mills, this week involving signs. One of my favourite movies, The Life of Brian, has this to say on signs… 784 more words


This is a copy of the address I gave late 2013 to the graduating classes of the faculties of Arts, Education and Law, Griffith University… 9 more words


All Inline

Pottering once again, this time with members of Greater Albion’s ‘Haymer’ family, specifically ‘Haymer Inline’ and ‘Haymer Small Caps Inline’.  I particularly like these in-line letter forms for their touch of ‘display’ without ostentation, and for the carefully rounded, and sometimes selectively asymmetric finals.



They Say I Gotta Learn, But Nobody's Here to Teach Me

Recently, I was presented with an employment opportunity that was simply too good to pass up. Starting Monday, I will be starting my position as an adjunct professor with Salem Community College teaching two courses of developmental English… 911 more words