It’s not over yet. Vaccines and Biden-Harris are still a glimmer. We have but a few seconds left to shift life around, and portents from this 2008 piece still apply.
Manchester’s Airport- Landings To Take Off (A prophetic allegory)
Sept 29, 2015 The sleek-bellied beasts slide in, one after another. Each erstwhile roar is hushed to a hum in the final glide, wing tips dipping to the close suburban chimneys. The flow of craft is endless; a fixed plan of approach towards the outstretched runway, another world pushing down on this one. I watch … Continue reading Manchester’s Airport- Landings To Take Off (A prophetic allegory)
Ships And Pilots Gone
Dec 3, 2015 The two men ahead of me walked side by side with a certain easy, confident pace. Not with the head-down-don’t-want-to-be-here dragging feet of the typical office worker. We were crossing the modern footbridge towards the equally modern building on the Mersey dockside where I worked. At first I saw no other similarities … Continue reading Ships And Pilots Gone