The Two of Cups: Jeanette Winterson’s Tale of Poseidon and the Earth

The Two of Cups: Jeanette Winterson’s Tale of Poseidon and the Earth

Sometimes he was a long way out and she missed him and the beached fishes gasped for breath. Then he was all over her again, and they were mermaids together, because there was always something feminine about my father, for all his power. Earth and water are the same kind, just as fire and air are their opposites.  Continue reading The Two of Cups: Jeanette Winterson’s Tale of Poseidon and the Earth

Six of Cups: Back ‘home’ in Japan (Part 2)

Six of Cups: Back ‘home’ in Japan (Part 2)

Japan is probably not a place where most foreigners would ever truly feel at home. But after three years here, I can safely say – it’s not exactly ‘home’, but it’s become very very familiar. After five weeks on the road for both professional and personal reasons, I’m back in my messy apartment that I never quite have time to clean. What an anticlimax… Continue reading Six of Cups: Back ‘home’ in Japan (Part 2)