Have not we affections and desires for sport

and frailty, as men have?

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It started out in innocence

It started out in innocence, the way that most things do
a thousand people crammed in one place, but the only face was you.

Start and Finish

Nothing, of course, begins at the time you think it did. — Lillian Hellman, An Unfinished Woman (1969)

Space Shuttle Challenger

Anyone who sits on top of the largest hydrogen-oxygen fueled system in the world, knowing they’re going to light the bottom, and doesn’t get a little worried, does not fully understand the situation. — John Young, after being asked if he was nervous about making the first Space Shuttle flight in 1981. Sadly prophetic. The image…

Dust in the Wind

Same old song, just a drop of water in an endless sea All we do crumbles to the ground, though we refuse to see — ‘Dust in the Wind’ by Kansas A favourite of mine, from forty years ago now. I just love the image of a Kansas wheat field and storm, too, I am…