Category: Creative life

What animal are you most like? An iPad blog post

 What animal are you, apart from being human? Reading Joy Williams’ brilliant short stories, Visiting Rights, I reacted in a flash to these words : Of course privately they all thought of themselves as cheetahs. There was not a single exception to this. Faster than words, I knew I would be not a cheetah […]

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Impact of a murder: Anne Perry dies

Reports of the death of crime writer Anne Perry reminded me of the impact of a murder on me, a teen “innocent bystander” in 1954. The time and place (Christchurch, New Zealand) are as relevant as the fact of murder by my classmates. Because that was then, this is now. Guardian article: Anne Perry, killer […]

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