In Words Dwell Worlds

New Website

At long last the nineties look of my old website has been refreshed in time for spring and a new book! The navigation is streamlined and we have an elegant colour scheme. It’s still a work in progress, so do feel free to give me feedback and thanks to Eddie Faria for the design and work.   Stay tuned for ...
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August 23, 2010, Toronto

I’ve begun packing. Visits to the doctor’s office have led to prescriptions for Dukoral (an oral vaccine against cholera and traveler’s diarrhea), a scopalamine patch for sea-sickness (witches used this drug to create feelings of “flying” and communicating with god back in the day – where did those days go?), and the usual precautionary bottle of Cipro, vitamins and such ...
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September 2, 2010, Ponta Delgada

The sea is perfect for swimming, the cobbled stone pathways great for walks. Less so are the basalt rocks lining the sea at Ponta dos Caetanos. I was trying to walk along the seashore clambering over spongiform rocks that look like a moonscape when my knee decided to let me know that she was unhappy with such misadventures. But we ...
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