Viewing entries posted in August 2013
Once upon a time we gave novels to one another. Perhaps one
of us needed some escapism, or a boost – or a gentle rap
on the knuckles in the form of a cautionary tale. Then we
started giving recommendations to friends unsure...
I find Politics dangerously embarrassing.
Dangerously, because my embarrassment about it makes me
quietly leave the debate (any debate) to others.
Dangerously, because everyone should involve themselves in
politics (because politics has always already involved
itself in them, not least in the formation of them...
A US-based psychologist, Kip Williams, was strolling through
a park when a mis-thrown Frisbee caught him on the back of
his head. Unhurt, he picked it up and threw it back to one
of the players. They threw it back to him. Briefly...
When people stay in a hotel, they hope to have a nice time.
And, at a given price point, the hotel management will go to
great lengths to remove the obstacles to a happy visit. They
aim to provide excellent beds, linen, televisions,...