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Introducing Michael Alfred

I would like to introduce an old friend, a debating and sparring partner, a witty, perceptive and wry commentator on the human condition and much else besides,¬† who I hope will become a contributor to this blog. Michael Alfred (aka … Continue reading

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Something for everybody

This is a bit of a smorgasbord, starting with a brief review of 2 books I’ve reread in the past month, which are amazingly similar in many respects. I wonder whether anyone else has remarked on the resemblances between Venture … Continue reading

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Travel Lit Reconsidered.

Travel literature should be extended to all literature which transports us out of the familiar and constricting to introduce us to new possibilities of living and perceiving. More specifically, it introduces us to unfamiliar existential universes, hich we’re free to adopt or reject. Continue reading

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