Saving the night

(Originally I was going to add the word “sky” to the title of this post, but I like the possibilities suggested without it.) In an interesting bit of co-incidence, it’s just been announced that 4300 square kilometres of the MacKenzie Basin has been declared a Dark Sky Reserve – the biggest in the world. How …

Venus in Transit

I'm beginning to worry that I have lost the ability to just write a poem. Yesterday I was supposed to be working on a poem that I've had in my "working on it" file since 2009. It's a nice piece, and is going in interesting directions. Reading Lynn Davidson's Common Land (I’m reviewing it for Takahē) …