The early hours of the morning are so great for working, but I notice that not only are my cognitive skills during the day reduced from or by overwork each night, I actually experience more anxiety, or less calm, by …Read More
Most deaths we hear about must pass by like some remote thing – the latest sad news in the daily if now hourly round of it, a friend of a friend, and older people in loved ones’ extended circles for …Read More
Who knows how it is we come to great books, at least those that are not at the inescapable centre of “accepted literature.” I came to Jean-Christophe because I kept reading about it in (nonfiction) books about humanism and animal …Read More
Sometimes a story turns your head a little, or is an antidote to what you are likely to hear in every other corner of society, no matter how untrue and forceful the almost unspoken expectations of society can or in …Read More
The whole of life is such a lottery, however great the things we do along the way, that to hope for an ideal end to it is as unsettled as what is going to happen to us today.
As I …Read More
Apparently when each latest mass murder occurs, if the “most read” sections of news sites are to be believed the lone wolf or body of killers are just as interesting for readers and publishers as the saturating updates relating to …Read More