Other Writing

paperclips

On Paperclips

A paperclip performs its own demise, but continually. It’s what a thought about loss might look like. Even its etymology embodies a perpetual performance of hold and release.
Work by Mansell Rivers-Bland

Eulogy for Mansell Rivers-Bland

The text of a small piece I wrote for the memorial of master prop-maker Mansell Rivers-Bland.
A Pope (Saint Gregory?) and Saint Matthias, about 1428-9, Masolino

Saint Misbehavin’

When I was about 13, I was confirmed in our local Catholic church along with a bunch of other kids from the area. The whole process involved a number of different stages.