so, the blog site is live.
not sure yet what it will be when it grows up, though I have been thinking on and off of it for months while Min has been building the site and in between all of that long, busy, diverse tour that started over a month ago in Ubud in Bali and is ending in chilly Toronto on the other side of the world. I know I want it to be as interesting to me as the blog residency Inside a Dog was and as engaging as the Greylands Launch Site was for visitors. But I am very conscious that both those were finite, month-long events that basically consumed every second of my time and all of my attention and creativity. They repaid that devouring of me with real insights and a lot of pleasurable engagement with the form, but ultimately I know I can’t sustain that for longer than a month. This blog must be something else again. Most of all, it must not stop me working. I want it to be a repository for comments, almost as if I was writing it for myself – a sort of free hand stream-of-conciousness record/letter to myself – a mental glance around and inside me to note what has accrued that I might want to consider or throw out or consider more deeply. I don’t want it to enable a visitor to enter into an engagement with me, but to allow them a glimpse … continue reading