Swallow

A man and a dog walk through a medieval village; tilia trees bloom in all the parks and their fragrance fills the village. Man: What’s this? Hello! The man and dog pause, bend down, and inspect a baby swallow on the pavement. Man: Hello! Swallow: Chirp. The man stands...

In which a father and a daughter hold hands

A girl and her father walk down a rocky road towards a waterfall and a river swimming pool. Girl: Hold my hand. Father: What? Girl: I said, hold my hand; you aren’t listening to me. Father: I was thinking about something else. Girl: This road is too rocky and I might...

Madrid, Blur

Madrid cafe – September Two people sit in the sunlight of a cafe. Woman: When young, people would look to me–I would feel them look to me. On a bus I would not push the button–the button to stop–because I know they were, anyone, look to me. I...

In which a hippie says good afternoon

The setting: a beautiful park next to a river where a picturesque waterfall spills into a deep pool crossed by an old Roman bridge under which two white swans swim in the dappled reflections of a sunset beyond the distant hills. Two women sit on a park bench nearby...

In which Ewan McGregor visits moi in a dream

Ewan McGregor approaches with a smile and gives Moi a big hug. Ewan: It is SO good to see you again! How have you been? Moi: Oh, you know… We stayed in some houses for a year during quarantines, but we are living in our van again. Traveling around like old times...