Friday, July 30, 2010

New look, accidentally

I was enticed by the new Blogger templates and began to experiment only to find out... I couldn't return to the old look, or insert a more "Bolognese" image of my own. Well, perhaps I can, but if I continue to mess about I'll get in trouble with my partner who has a long list of things for me to do before we leave for Rome (today is the day all Italy goes on vacation and the auto strada will doubtless resemble Goddard's Week End). So maybe when I return. Until then...

Buone vacanze a tutti!

Monday, July 26, 2010

On being too busy to blog

Seneca advised a friend who had just been offered a plum job not to take it – better to contemplate the balance sheet of your own life than the corn trade, he told him – and my lack of recent posts has been largely down to work too. I’ve been too busy to blog, and too preoccupied with earning a crust to have much inspiration to do so, either.

Continued at UKSpirituality

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Declaration of Dependence

On this, the eve of July 4, celebrated across the US in recognition of my birthday, alongside some historical footnote, I'm listening to the album Declaration of Dependence by Norwegian duo Kings of Convenience.

Continued at UKSpirituality