Monthly Archives: December 2012

And another thing….

Following on from my last but one post – ‘The Sorrows of…’ – I want to expand a bit on the context surrounding what I was writing about. When I wrote that piece in mid – December I had been … Continue reading

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The Bike Shed

I’m going away for a bit so I won’t be posting for a week or two.  I will be back early in the new year.

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‘The Sorrows of…’

…Young Werther’ is a book by J. W. v. Goethe. It is a tale of youthful passion, unrequited love and the introspection that brings. The character Albert, a friend of the narrator, argues that ‘… it is easier to die … Continue reading

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A Stranger in a Strange Land

Those of you who have been reading these posts for some time will know that, among other things, I am a practising Jew, and that this part of me sometimes features in these musings. This week’s offering is one of … Continue reading

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Blurred Vision

People who know me know that I am an all – weather cyclist, all year round. I was out on my bike for a 4 mile round trip today in the pouring rain.  The kind of downpour when the rain … Continue reading

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