Age cannot wither us

A mosquito or something like it took me for a free lunch on Saturday night, leaving three lumps on the right side of my face. I might feel disfigured, but I suspect like most people, much as though I’d like to think I had such beauty to be marred, the reality is a little less... Continue Reading →

And now the bad news …

Alain de Botton's newest book about the impact of news on our society has been generally panned by reviewers, who themselves have mostly been journalists. I don't suppose de Botton expected anything else: asking a journalist to review a critique of journalism is much like asking a Jesuit to review a book by Richard Dawkins.... Continue Reading →

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