21st august 2003
A wooded path along the valley's side; a bell tolling from the tower; footsteps; a stone tossed from hand to hand; birdcall; heartbeat; bell; step; stone.
26th august 2003
They ran through the gate and out into the fields, jumping small streams and scattering grasshoppers from the grasses. It was dry here and dusty, and they didn't stop until they reached the shade of a plane tree on a hillock, where they sat down and looked out to the east. From here they could see that the country was sloping away down to a floodplain, and looked green and rich.
28th august 2003
Halva Ice Cream
1. Acquire an ice cream maker. If you use it for this recipe and thereafter only in an asymptotic fashion, it will have been worth it.
I didn't do it meself, I was the one being amazed. And amazed I was.