‘You can’t go home again,’ Thomas Wolfe wrote in his famous 1940 novel that carried the phrase as its title. But for writers the greater truth may be that you can never leave home. Or that home never leaves you.
A collection of old journals tells Lorne Daniel some unexpected stories about himself.
Lorne Daniel discovers that a small, unspoken gesture can brighten your street.
As Lorne Daniel writes his last blog post from his desk in Alberta before the move to British Columbia, he reflects on our need to savour these “last moments”.
As Lorne Daniel prepares to leave the town where he grew up, he uncovers layers of emotion and layers of the past as he moves into the future.
Inside your home are some clues to your own interior make-up.
As he prepares to move house, Lorne Daniel reflects on why the homes of our childhood seem to hold the most power.
I am fascinated by intersections and wayfinding. Not just city intersections and directional signage (though, as an urbanist, those interest me too) but the historical intersections and overlay of generations. And our ways of finding meaningful spaces in place and time.
A simple cleaning out of a garden shed can give you insights into your personality and place in history.
A man and woman drive across the prairie to her father’s funeral, their grief reflected in the landscape around them.