Tagged With: Leonard Cohen

Rage like a mountain

November 6, 2017

There’s nothing new. But there is a new urgency I can’t ignore or discount – to do so would be futile, and frankly, cowardly. It appears that I’ve come to a place of no return with critical parts of my life that have always been up for negotiation. Like the movement of tectonic plates, a […]

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The Bells that still can ring

October 18, 2015

This 2015 Canadian election. I don’t want to know how many hours I’ve spent online trying to write¬†through and responding to ‘stick with the brand’ thinking, or the conversations that possibly should have been more focused on personal issues. At the beginning of each day I tear myself from Guardian articles and online debates about […]

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Follow the loose rein

March 15, 2014

I stood grinning on a hill in the spring wind without the protection of my long winter coat and smelled the turning of the planet towards the sun. This Titanic winter season has run amok of the inevitable. ¬†As did the Titans when banished to the underworld and the unsinkable ship when torn by an […]

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Perfection and 3-D printing

November 19, 2013

played and explained by Joanna Wronkowska   This reminds me of a man I will always love, though I’ll probably never meet: Excerpt from ‘Anthem” by Leonard Cohen: Ring the bells that still can ring forget your perfect offering. There is a crack, a crack in everything – That’s how the light gets in.  

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For my Dad

October 23, 2012

In my mind I see heavy ropes as thick as my leg, one end of each securely tied to My Ship, the other attached to an immense anchor, to a wharf – strong ropes for whatever the need – this is my father, to me. As captain, it’s up to me to make good use […]

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