There is a simple honesty about the above statement. Another way of putting it is that stupidity always reveals itself, because it does. Facebook can be stupid too.
If you enjoy Shakespeare, then the Globe Theatre is a delightful venue to watch his plays.
I found it rather difficult to empathise with the protagonist, Philip Carey. This made getting to the end of a rather long novel somewhat tedious, but I persevered. I am not sure if it was worth the effort even though this book is considered to be Maugham's masterpiece. Carey is not the kind of person … Continue reading Of Human Bondage by Somerset Maugham
London is a city that we have come to love.
Tomorrow, I will be attending my first book fair as an author.
Yesterday, my wife, who is a nurse, told me that one of her colleagues had tested positive for Covid-19. They had worked the same shift together but my wife's test came back negative. Now, the interesting part is that her colleague is fully vaccinated, but my wife is not. She was the 41st person in … Continue reading A Covid-19 Anecdote
"They built a ministry to deal with people like us, Thomas, a whole government ministry. They don't like us, they don't want us, and they're telling the normal people to hate us. You heard what they are saying about us. They say we're cretins who can't do anything, feeble-minded idiots who just take and give nothing back. They're making killing us look like a kindness."
It seems that prejudice is latent in the human condition and any excuse will do to exercise it.
"I sought to commission you as my protector Lord Coenred, but I find in you a noble heart that I much admire."