Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Bike Shed

I’ve been writing this blog faithfully every week since last summer.  The past few weeks have felt like a real struggle.  Regular readers will have noticed that the blogs have got shorter recently. It’s time for me to take a break. … Continue reading

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The Mask

This Saturday evening/Sunday Jews celebrate the festival of Purim.  It is in fact a minor festival, the events which it commemorates happened after the end of the bible.  It recalls a foiled plot in Ancient Persia to annihilate that country’s … Continue reading

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Tired of London, Tired of Life

“Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” — … Continue reading

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The Days Are Not Full Enough

Cycling to and from the station in the rush hour at the beginning and the end of the day for the first time in a while -I usually get a lift to work- made me realise that cycling isn’t always the life-enhancing … Continue reading

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