“The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the colours are distilled from the experiences of the senses and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect.”
– Carson McCullers, American author
It was a beautiful August day when I set off with a bag lunch for the park near work. I had decided to cut through a back alley and was both surprised and delighted when I happened upon a sale overflowing from the open doors of a rundown single car garage. The host looked to be in his mid-60s and was reclining half-asleep in a lawn chair. Items were piled haphazardly upon tables – most long past being truly useful or even saleable. I was about to leave when an old tapestry tacked to the garage wall caught my eye. It boasted a rich mountain scene featuring...
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