In Fallow Fields

by angeliska on November 28, 2013

The harvest has been brought in, and now we feast on the bounty of the earth – but how many of those potatoes waiting to be mashed were dug out of the ground by the same dirty fingers who will (…)

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3 Women

by angeliska on August 17, 2010

I had tried, on multiple occasions, to watch 3 Women – knowing instinctively that I would love it, though I hadn’t yet seen many of Robert Altman’s films. Something always went wrong. The disc had a flaw, and froze up, (…)

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Suprises + Suchlike

by angeliska on August 10, 2010

Surprises of all sorts are abounding in this scorching season. The heat has gotten so intense that the minute you step outside, all the air is sucked out of your lungs. I retreat into the cool, dark cave of my (…)

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All The World is Green

by angeliska on May 7, 2007

Another verdant explosion as spring evaporates into summery steam. Great spirit-clouds of it rise up from the damp earth, as do the wee mushrooms and toadstools springing up from the soggy soil. “Sometimes we walked and saw that the moon (…)

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Equinox Song

by angeliska on September 23, 2006

Welcome to Fall, all! I do believe that the onset of autumn a much more giddily anticipated event down here in the South than elsewhere- incipient cool-fronts keenly felt, a brisk nip in the air and our ears perk, noses (…)

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