Found objects

A creative way to repair my iPad screen?

A while back I had a little mishap with my iPad resulting in a crack running horizontally across the screen. Initially hairline, it has enhanced itself over time to the point where it is now a prismatic annoyance when reading documents or watching video. In a recent thread on Twitter, Paul Cooper (@PaulMMCooper) spoke about […]

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Journal

Our garden looks great.

Our garden is looking particularly wild and beautiful right now. It’s that time of the year when there is ample rain and the desiccating heat of summer is lurking still far enough over the horizon to pleasantly warm us in its penumbra. Although I appreciate our garden, I am embarrassed to admit that apart from […]

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Stillness

Book review: Why Materialism is Baloney.

Rating: Why Materialism is Baloney is a book about the philosophical hypothesis of analytical idealism. Most of us have been brought up to believe that the world we inhabit is made up of matter. From snickers bars to the Milky Way, everything is made up of bits of material stuff that are in turn made […]

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poetry

Sacred seat.

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poetry

Night rescue.

Beneath icing-sugar stars,The helicopters bladesWhip my dream. Our local hospital has a retrieval helicopter that often flies low over our house during the night. Occasionally so low that it shakes the windows and shudders the walls. Back when I was working in the emergency department it would often wake me just before dawn to the […]

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