Circularity

I'm seeing circles everywhere at the moment. My cassette collection hasn't grown since before Christmas, but I've enjoyed listening to the cassettes I'd picked up. The spinning of sprockets, the steady spooling of the tape from one side to the other, and that most circular of all experiences: rediscovering old favourites, have kept me charmed.…

Irresolute

Happy New Year! See the 2022 spread in my journal there? That's as far as I've got with my speculations about the year to come. I was intending to use the page for the yearly horoscope predictions, but I'm wavering. To avoid thinking about this, I've been having a few thoughts about resolutions instead. This…

Sporadic

I had a lovely dream last night which, for reasons beyond our ken, made me realise on waking that I need to get back to writing, and that includes writing some blog posts. I have no idea whether these will continue to be sporadic, as they have become through the past couple of months, or…

On the cusp

Today feels like a cusp-day to me. One example of this is that I've finished one journal and, although I've set up the next one, I won't begin it until tomorrow. It is my habit to quote a reasonable-length passage from a favourite poem or song on the first page, something I can enjoy flicking…