The Five Ladies

Valley and mountains, Namadgi National Park

A circle of ladies sit wearing fluffy ponchos and knitting woollen blankets. The bundles of fabric heap at their feet, blending into a homogeneous mass. Are the five ladies knitting five blankets, or are they each knitting one corner of the same five-cornered blanket? It’s hard to tell. The air was so clear yesterday that … Continue reading The Five Ladies


Lake Maggiore at sunset

Aeolus drags his finger through the sand. His mind is wandering aimlessly. He retraces the line in reverse. He digs a deep furrow as he ponders the power of Zeus. “If Zeus merely sneezes his people bow down to him. I am only the god of the wind. If a sailor has a bad day … Continue reading Aeolus