A Brilliant Blaze

“I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The function of man is to live, not … Continue reading A Brilliant Blaze

Petal, Feather, Stone.

To everyone who follows this blog! I just wanted to let you know I have just launched a facebook page for this blog! It would be fantastic if you would “like” it. The link is facebook.com/whentimbermakesonestill, or there is a button on the bottom of the page where you can “like” the page without leaving the … Continue reading Petal, Feather, Stone.


“Slowly at last the heavy clouds, charged with the welcome water, roll up from seaward; the air grows sultry and still; the creatures of the grove and jungle keep their coverts, as if expectant, like the surface of the soil; there is a hush over all things, as though nature herself were faint; till presently … Continue reading Lightning