PACIFIC LIGHT by David Mason featured in Review 31

A strong poetic sensibility is combined with a successful conversational style in several insightful accounts of familiar situations, like seeing people in airports that one thinks one knows (‘Long Haul’), the art of learning ‘to do almost nothing’ after an incapacitation (‘Letter to my Right Foot’), and the way a holiday can open one’s eyes to the relative stressfulness of one’s everyday life (‘Barra de Potosi’).