Sunset Story

Perhaps even more urgent than meeting Steve (see earlier post) is the need to meet Irja & Lucille. This is a fabulous documentary that cuts through the pathos of aging. If you need a reminder of how many common heroes make the world go around, check these two out. Brilliantly conceived.

Words fail me, Virginia Woolf

If you’ve never heard her speak, you should. Click here. It’s quite unexpected, her voice, I mean. Very Victorian. Clearly Nicole Kidman did not study it in preparation… There is a rhythm to it that seems very much like her line. Giving yes, but playing it out too, enjoying the pull and tug of syntax and really hearing, hearing, the grittiness of the words. Perhaps that’s what surprised me. I couldn’t resist photoshopping this ubiquitous image.