Day 11: The Calm After the Storm October 10th 2009 Day 11: 10th October 2009
I awoke in the middle of the night to the sound of nothing. No howling winds that had battered us for the previous 30 hours or so, just a quiet calm. I’m not sure if it was the silence that woke me up, but it was the first thing I noticed.
I didn’t write a song in the end last night, but John did beat me at chess and we whiled the night away playin ... read more
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