January 9th 2019: (Edwards Rd.,) Cutting patterns from a sheer, black material. Making a shirt for a soldier. I have never made a shirt before: I am winging it. The best way to cut patterns, I suppose, is to work from a cardboard template. My landlady appears at the window & asks, "Where is the … Continue reading dream diaries…55
December 19th 2018 Spending some time at Nick B's house. He lives a structured life. I notice that he completes several crosswords every day. The Times' Cryptic included. A list of clues: 'Rename, rename!' 6 (the answer being, obviously, rename!?) 'keeps us on land and sea.' 4/7 (ship builder) 'early morning shopping trip' 4/7 (head … Continue reading dream diaries…53.
December 4th 2018. Pete S. phones from Scotland. He is on one of his walking expeditions with the Christian Fellowship. He says he would have sent a postcard, but there are no postboxes. He sends a generic photo of a postbox (?) as if this were some proof. "What about the scenery?" I say. "Well, … Continue reading dream diaries…51
November 17 2018 (Whitley Bay) A roadtrip at dawn. Long shadows of cactii & rocks. Sat in the passenger seat of a blue Lincoln, speeding across the desert. My legs are stretched out in the footwell. My boots are dusty. The dust from the road blows up & over the windscreen. Tuning in the … Continue reading dream diaries… 49
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November 4th 2018. Walking a beach in winter. The waves crash & rush up the sand toward me. The white foam soaks my shoes. As each waves retreats I notice that my shoes have changed colour: brown to gold to orange. This makes me smile & I look around for someone to tell. There … Continue reading dream diaries…47