Well yes, in my opinion that was a little bit silly, even if it worked out OK in the end

My friends thought I was mad when I quit my job. My wife was pregnant, and a student at the time, but I needed the change. I needed to start living. ā€œIā€™m moving to Spain to write a book,ā€ I announced to my brother. Chris Whitaker, Guardian 11/12/20 A bit silly if you ask me, […]


John Purcell on books

This from the SMH last weekend (the Saturday SMH is the only newspaper I buy anymore, for the occasional nugget like this, but their review section is becoming so dire I may give up on newspapers altogether): “My memory bank is not my brain: its my book collection. I can’t do without it. When I […]