Peck's personal Web site
eventful, but in a quiet way
round the world some of them were trying in vain to convince the rest of us that
it would be a fun idea to go bomb a lot of the folks down in Iraq, D. Peck and
friends spent the fall and winter hiding out in the safest place they could think
and Dima see the sights of the Suisse Romande
may not find this interesting unless you're included here, so this is a good time
for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught up in the
sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go.
medieval walled town on the Lac de Morat between Neuchâtel and Fribourg
on the linguistic border (hence the two names), December 2002.
and Dima in drizzly Morat
reflective on the battlements of the Morat city wall. Perhaps thinking back to
earlier visits to the Lac de Morat . . . .
this one in 1992.
to the Castle of Gruyères
of your classic panoramic and main-streets shots of Gruyères, as incomparable
as they always are, on this occasion -- here we find Marlowe and Dmitri circumambulating
the town and castle walls in the early evening.
[Your Name], your mission is to "neutralize" the defenders in that corner
tower, and you have twenty-one minutes in which to get it done. There is no close
air support this time, sorry. So gather up your pathetic little daggers and crossbows
and get on up there, with or without a Security Council resolution."
de Gruyères in December 2002.
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 28 March 2003, revised 29 August