An Invitation to Write…

…up to 300 words on bedtime stories, memory games, bonding, choosing or promises (with more monthly themes coming up, and all staying open for contribution until January 2022). My forthcoming book The Cure for Sleep (Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 20 Jan 2022) is full of short true tales of strange experience: mine and others’. All its themes relateContinue reading “An Invitation to Write…”

Wild Patience Diaries: Wrestling Trees (After Whitman, Following Illness)

Dear soothing, healthy, restoration-hours––after three confining years of paralysis––after the long strain of the war, and its wounds, and death. Specimen Days, Walt Whitman After each hard and slow return to the world I’ve had to make after serious illness, I turn always on my first days back up (as again now, after ten daysContinue reading “Wild Patience Diaries: Wrestling Trees (After Whitman, Following Illness)”