“Sometimes I write drunk and revise sober, and sometimes I write sober and revise drunk. But you have to have both elements in creation — the Apollonian and the Dionysian, or spontaneity and restraint, emotion and discipline.”
Peter De Vries, Reuben, Reuben
Sunday, 4 April 2010
The Glory of Oak
The arrival of spring has decked the young oak trees in soft, downy leaves, delicately edged with rose pink. How long, I wonder, before these young oaks reach the magnificance of the mighty, spreading cork oak I meditated beneath today.