The picture above was taken by a dear friend, the American poet Debra Kang Dean (please do not use it without permission). I met Debra three years before, when I went to Walden to work with his late husband Brad, a great Thoreau scholar. Once we spent hours tracking this quotation: "Some men go fishing all their lives without ever realizing it's not fish they are after." We concluded that Thoreau never wrote it, but si non è vero...
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Iparralderatzearen etika iluna zein indartsua
"The obscure but powerful ethics of Going North."
(Louis MacNeice, Letters from Iceland)