Do not pad ignorance with eloquence

Yesterday afternoon I found myself in that peculiarly liminal space between the end of one book and the beginning of another. I am usually careful to set up my next read well in advance, however, on this particular occasion, I’d hit a dead end. There are more books on the shelf in the living room than there is time…

Alexander the Great and Optic Neuritis

It’s been a very interesting couple weeks and right now I am hauled up in my West London flat, having been excused from work on account of a wicked case of Optic Neuritis that has totally messed up the sight in my right eye. I’m popping enough pills to have made Hunter Thompson take note…

Shooting Practice

Tired of taking terrible pictures, I bought a new camera a few weeks back and have been trying to improve my photography skills at every available opportunity since.  The woman and I found ourselves at a loose end this afternoon, so we packed my camera and a couple of sandwiches and took the train to…