At the wheel…

  …of a Chevrolet on the road to Sintra, Through moonlight and dreams, on the deserted road, I drive alone, drive almost slowly, and it almost Seems to me, or I almost force myself to think it seems, That I’m going down another road, another dream, another world, That I’m going on without having left … More At the wheel…

The will to

I sing the will to love: the will that carves the will to live, the will that saps the will to hurt, the will that kills the will to die; the will that made and keeps you warm, the will that points your eyes ahead, the will that makes you give, not get, a give … More The will to


Come to me in the silence of the night;     Come in the speaking silence of a dream; Come with soft rounded cheeks and eyes as bright     As sunlight on a stream;        Come back in tears, O memory, hope, love of finished years. O dream how sweet, too sweet, too bitter sweet,     … More Lingering

Soap bubble filter

And to me also, who appreciate life, the butterflies, and soap-bubbles, and whatever is like them amongst us, seem most to enjoy happiness. Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra Experimental Porto through a different filter

The childhood of Cain

What men call the shadow of the body is not the shadow of the body, but is the body of the soul. Oscar Wilde, A House of Pomegranates  A Infância de Caim (The Childhood of Cain) António Teixeira Lopes, 1890 Museu Nacional Soares dos Reis   Shadow

Movie Inspiration of the Week – India Song (1975)

I’ve forgotten the words with which to tell you. I knew them once, but I’ve forgotten them, and now I’m talking to you without them. Marguerite Duras, Emily L.               A memory piece that calls up the dead, its heroine, Anne-Marie Stretter (Delphine Seyrig), dances with her lover, Michael … More Movie Inspiration of the Week – India Song (1975)


Tree tunnels have always felt like a path into a different dimension. As a kid I believed that another world was waiting at the narrow end. Narrow