Having heard, for the first time, that my adventures have been doubted, and looked upon as jokes, I feel … More

Whatever is almost true is quite false, and among the most dangerous of errors, because being so near truth, it … More

The student was saying to Colin, ‘For Christ’s sake, Colin, painting’s over, film is the art of the twentieth century … More


Although not yet in dictionaries, the word ‘truthiness’ is already commonly used by many English speakers.  It was first coined … More

Doing without drawing, then.  Yet drawing always returns.  Does one ever give it up? Does one ever get over drawing, … More


…is reality a fixed truth or merely something perceived? If no truth is fixed and assured, what relevance can the … More

The unknown

But the terra incognita spaces on maps say that knowledge also is an island surrounded by oceans of the unknown.  … More

Turquoise Blouse

One day a few years ago my mother took out of her cedar chest the turquoise blouse  she bought for … More