Archiv der Kategorie: Peter

A Widow’s Tasks

Peter and I lived together for twenty-five years, more than half of his short life. Within that space of time, together we built networks, fascinating networks of computers, strong networks of friends, two internationally successful businesses and an important and … Weiterlesen

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Family Crossing Europe

The Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz ended yesterday, and looking at my work calendar (and my bank account), there are other things I should be doing right now, but somehow I don’t feel quite ready to rejoin the rest of … Weiterlesen

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April is the cruelest month

„April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land“T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land Spring has always been a stressful time for us. Since Peter always needs to have instruments ready to show at the international early music … Weiterlesen

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Some days are like that

Some days are like that. Some weeks even, and in this case maybe even the whole month. Maybe it was the extra day that threw everything off. In any case, I have the feeling now that I’m not quite sure … Weiterlesen

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Simultaneous rewind and fast forward

A few weeks ago, Paddy suddenly decided to play the guitar. This was a mildly surprising new development, but that’s the way Paddy does things. He just does. With guitars lying around the house readily available, his cello background, his … Weiterlesen

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Enough Food for the Last Days of Humanity

This morning I had to rush to get to the shops in time before they closed at noon, but I just made it. At the butcher’s shop, when the woman started packing everything up for me, I had the feeling … Weiterlesen

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Last Week

Just a day and a week ago at about this time, Peter and I were eating sandwiches in Central Park in New York on a lovely spring day. It was a short visit to New York, but it felt like … Weiterlesen

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Touching down at home base

We have all been busy recently, but for the moment we have all touched down at home base to regroup, so to speak. Over the weekend I was in Vienna taking part in an exhibition and a day of presentations. … Weiterlesen

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