It doesn’t matter if you can – it matters if you do (or not).
Charles Dickens has some valuable advice for us on how to avoid getting overwhelmed.
‘When you do something you’re really proud of, get rid of it and try something else. I had a very … More
“Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who … More
“The Battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton.” -Arthur Wellesley Unless we’re ready, when the time comes … More
Good science: Not based on ideology Conducted honestly A thorough, proper consideration of all prior evidence (not just that which … More
I’m in Turkey. It’s 41 degrees celsius. I’m melting – all I can do is dip into the pool, lounge … More
You can’t save up time. You can’t refuse to spend it. You can’t set it aside. Either you’re spending your … More
Sam Zemurray was a Russian Jew who arrived in the USA aged 12, in the late 1890s. He had that … More
That cup of coffee first thing in the morning. The sun on your face on an evening stroll. The thrill … More