What a difference a day makes. On Wednesday it was wet and cold, yesterday it was sunny and there was more than a hint of spring in the air. Continue reading What a Difference
Usually readers here are, more or less, on the same wave length as me. At lunch yesterday a friend said that she doesn’t read if my daily dose is about money and another said that she gets incredibly annoyed if it’s about politics. That’s absolutely OK but what about this? Continue reading Chacun à Son Goût
As easy as changing a light bulb is an expression which may once have been valid but most certainly does not apply today. Continue reading A Bulb Changer
In his letter dated 13th November 1960, Rupert Hart-Davis challenges George Lyttelton: “here is a one-question exam-paper. Who wrote this and when?” Continue reading A Very Great Man
Do you have a moral compass? If so, who set it? Is it an innate wish to do the right thing or was it imbued in childhood? We know the answer. Continue reading Right or Wrong?
Robert says that I have a habit of going up to complete strangers and then rambling on about nothing for ages. There is some teeny-weeny truth in this but it does often provide background that adds to the pleasure of a walk, for instance. Of course in London I’d never dream of doing such a thing. Continue reading Strictly Social
Anthony Quinton presented Round Britain Quiz but the rest of the time was a philosopher based in Oxford: fellow of All Souls, fellow of New College and president of Trinity College. Continue reading From Wodehouse to Wittgenstein