Spring sprang here for a couple of days, revealing shrubs and trees I’d almost forgotten. Then with a sudden extra drop of temperature and rain, it sprang back again. However long it takes, we know the inevitability of new growth and emergence. It’s just like the new novel emerging from Zev Bagel’s computer. 12,000 words in and I’m entering deep into the mind of the character who is living in his fictional world. What’s he going to do today? Like the weather, let’s wait and see.