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Brazil Residency - conclusions

I’ve been back from Brazil almost a week and have been reflecting on my experiences there. Time for a wrap-up post!

I (rather reluctantly) left BoiƧucanga about ten days before I went home – this was because the residency actually officially started a week before I came (with short notice I had to come later!). 432 more words


She gently reached her hand out to the feral kitten,

And slowly,

The kitten reached back.

Both marveling at their good fortune.



Open crate,

Open door,

Open gate.

Open heart.

We are conditioned to the story that an open door is a positive metaphor…

But my heart is breaking…. 21 more words

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May a beacon of light guide us all home.

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A reprise:

somewhere in my heart, I want to take this blog down too, but I don’t think I am able

it is the only archaeology of my emotional and creative life I can look back on coherently… 274 more words

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The Inane Pathways of A Lazy Mind (Short Change #7)

Watching your own mind avoid the present moment is like watching a child wriggling around in a highchair smearing apple mush everywhere in the process. Determined, stubborn and wilful, but also somewhat entertaining. 507 more words
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