Category Archives: Home Places

Anxiety/Toxicity

Prelude There’s a place I like to visit when ordinariness becomes overwhelming (more so than usual). It’s a concave, open space—a counterpoint to the stubby cylinder, a “coliseum,” that I can’t miss when I look through my window. It’s a

Anxiety/Toxicity

Prelude There’s a place I like to visit when ordinariness becomes overwhelming (more so than usual). It’s a concave, open space—a counterpoint to the stubby cylinder, a “coliseum,” that I can’t miss when I look through my window. It’s a

Still*

The best Utopias are those that fail the most comprehensively  _Frederic Jameson Meeting the present is like meeting a new lover: telling the story of how you got to be this way in the present moment suddenly changes its usual cadences because

Still*

The best Utopias are those that fail the most comprehensively  _Frederic Jameson Meeting the present is like meeting a new lover: telling the story of how you got to be this way in the present moment suddenly changes its usual cadences because

Berlin, Before I Go

— Ascribe significance to everything, but only personal significance!  Ida Hattemer-Higgins, The History of History: A Novel of Berlin — Berlin as a city is not simply one among others – it is an exemplary city. Jacques Derrida — I’m

Berlin, Before I Go

— Ascribe significance to everything, but only personal significance!  Ida Hattemer-Higgins, The History of History: A Novel of Berlin — Berlin as a city is not simply one among others – it is an exemplary city. Jacques Derrida — I’m

J is for (Modern Archaeology)

At the Jorvik Viking Centre in 1989, the remains of the thousand-year-old village now submerged in York are displayed for our improvement and delight. A miniature train proceeds through a series of tableaux in which the inhabitants are depicted, played

J is for (Modern Archaeology)

At the Jorvik Viking Centre in 1989, the remains of the thousand-year-old village now submerged in York are displayed for our improvement and delight. A miniature train proceeds through a series of tableaux in which the inhabitants are depicted, played

Four Churches

Four churches of south central British Columbia; or, notes on a stranger A man in a cowboy hat approached us. We were holding our cameras and it must have seemed strange, our standing around. The church was a little modernist

Four Churches

Four churches of south central British Columbia; or, notes on a stranger A man in a cowboy hat approached us. We were holding our cameras and it must have seemed strange, our standing around. The church was a little modernist

Love From…

FIAT stands for Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino – or, Italian Automobile Factory of Turin – so to say I went to the FIAT ‘factory’ is already to say too much, but anyway I did go to it, and I walked

Love From…

FIAT stands for Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino – or, Italian Automobile Factory of Turin – so to say I went to the FIAT ‘factory’ is already to say too much, but anyway I did go to it, and I walked