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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

dready - meet my wilson




                      dready 'wilson's other roles, hamlet' - image

i'd been listening to some 'gramcasts', about change, during our mandatory isolation - we'd been in Jamaica when the coronavirus started to run rampant in europe and spread to the americas, so when we came home we had to go into mandatory isolation ...

anyhow, the man behind the gramcasts had also started an initiative #meetmywilson to let people who felt isolated and not just in isolation know that they were not alone and had asked me if i would participate ..

the idea of a wilson comes from the tom hanks movie 'cast away' in which he created a friend, wilson, out of a volleyball, to keep him company in his alone-ness and despair ...

and i thought ... what if i imagined wilson as an actor, a character rather than an object ...


you know, when david asked me if i had done a 'wilson', yet, i said no, i hadn't and i said that although i was in isolation i was not isolated and i didn't want to be false about it ... but he asked that i do it not as an indication of my own feelings during the lockdown but to let people, who are anxious and lonely, know that they were being thought about.



one love ...


livity ...



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