Monthly Archives: March 2011

Blank Space 2

I have just come back from New York. I spent a lot of time in a hotel room in a once smart hotel near Time Square. All around me was the grid of Manhattan above Houston. It made me think … Continue reading

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On Blank Space

Before a word is written there is a blank white space. Traditionally this would have been paper and may have been cream or off-white. Now it tends to be a screen. By writing we seem to gather than space and … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Varve

A varve is an annual layer of sedimentary rock associated with glacial lakes. The word ‘varve’ is derived from the Swedish word varv which means variously  ’revolution’, ‘in layers’, and ‘circle’. This blog will be sedimented too. As with stuff under a glacial lake … Continue reading

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