Twice as Fast

“Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!” I shall now attempt to run twice as fast… Sorry for being so quiet lately: I am a victim of…

Alessandra Bava: In Quest of Poetry

I want to introduce you all to a very special friend, my jester nonpareil, Alessandra: Translator, scholar, poet, insightful reader, bon vivant, fount of sprezzatura. I can’t wait until we meet face to face at last when I visit Rome this summer (all too briefly!). She tells us about one of her favourite spots in…

Podcast: Dear Friend

Slouch on over to Radio Wombat for a new podcast, “Dear Friend.” Is this podcasting going to be a regular thing? It just might.