Nine Pictures of Light

I’d been sitting here in the polytunnel reading a novel where a funeral was about to take place in an art gallery. Prince had been singing on my phone, his song about Dorothy Parker fading into ‘High’ by The Blue Nile, when I noticed something strange happening with the light. The blue sky had turned …

The comfort of melancholy

Listening to Paul Buchanan “There’s comfort in melancholy When there’s no need to explain It’s just as natural as the weather In this moody sky today” Beautiful lyrics from a beautiful song. And nothing to do with Paul Buchanan, the subject of today’s piece. These words are from ‘HĂ©jira’ by Joni Mitchell and occurred to …