Poetry in Prose – Bohumil Hrabal

An excerpt from the Handbook for the Apprentice Palaveer - by one of my favourite Czech writers, Bohumil Hrabal (1914-1997) (No translation can ever quite capture the freshness, sheer poetic force and subtle nuances of Hrabal's language but nevertheless...) I water flowers when it rains, in sultry July I pull my December sled behind me,... Continue Reading →

Under a Maginifying Glass

"To use a magnifying glass is to pay attention, but isn't paying attention already having a magnifying glass?" (From Gaston Bachelard's Poetics of Space) Here is an excerpt from my interview about Wistman's Wood, a video installation I made in 2o11. Wistman's Wood presents unique challenges and opportunities for a film-maker. What determined your approach... Continue Reading →

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