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Unaccompanied Sonata

Title borrowed from Card’s short I struggle to find the words with which to start this post, knowing even as I write that that itself is the reason I’m writing. One of these days, the rhythm of my words will again be heard by me, even if its just for a brief moment or a […]

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Limnos, and reflections on a life lived “dancing in between”

From the Greek limnos, meaning “threshold,” liminality describes an in-between time when what was, is no longer, and what will be, is not yet. It is a time rich with ambiguity, uncertainty, and the possibility of creative fomentation.  And what particular advantages does living in liminality offer? ~ quoted in Perspective, May 2005 Ever since […]

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Idle

I guess I know how it feels when people walk back and forth across your mind, and think you have no feelings because you lie there so still.

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“Where was my today?” Exploring the words of time’s horizon

Have I spent the last 15 years like the White Rabbit in Alice’s Wonderland, forever late to the Mad Hatter’s tea party? “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkein This is what it felt like when I reached the end of my previous […]

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Calculating the human cost of enabling continuous innovation

The title of this post might promise more than the ramble I know I am about to start might end up offering. But be that as it may, I will write anyway. Picking up the threads from the end of the last post, on the end of a relatively long episode of continuously looking ahead, […]

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Changing the focal length of my mind’s eye…

Yesterday, I had a long lovely chat with a friend in Berlin, who shall remain nameless for the nonce since I do not know whether he would like being called out online like this. The days of the blogosphere being an intimate space for conversations are long past and we must now be far more […]

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Experiencing the magic of Kalevala

Last Saturday, the 13th of March – a dark night of the new moon – I received a copy of Kalevala from a friend of mine who can best be described as an Icelandic poet. This was not a gift; only a loan. A tattered copy published in the 80s – purchased secondhand – this […]

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