A Crack in Everything: Leonard Cohen and the light of Greece

 *     *     * “There is a crack in everything / that’s how the light gets in.” ~ Leonard Cohen, "Anthem" For a number of years in the 1960s Leonard Cohen lived on the Greek island of Hydra. It was there, close to the glittering sea of the Saronic Gulf, that he found the solitude and … Continue reading A Crack in Everything: Leonard Cohen and the light of Greece

Water Music

The earth has its voices and songs. It has its own languages crafted over millennia through slow and patient processes, its dialects peculiar to geological regions or areas of weather, to places of particular precipitation. The earth has its voices and songs just as we have our own, a music born of place, notes threaded together by winds … Continue reading Water Music