Montaigne on Virtue

Three hundred and one episodes of Essays in and Michel de Montaigne serves up another view I 100% agree with, five centuries on. When it comes to ethics the the answer is staring you in the face – in the bathroom mirror. To ground the recompense of virtuous actions upon the approbation of others … Continue reading Montaigne on Virtue

No Worries

I took the redoubtable Chris Croft up on his offer of a ‘Year of Happiness’ emails over Christmas. I told a friend, and she did the same. She emailed me last week as below: This made me smile – in truth 2020 has been a car-crash from start to finish. And where we are now: … Continue reading No Worries

spEak You’re bRanes

I retweeted someone’s prescription for modern times a few months ago: ‘Dance like the photo isn’t being tagged, love like you’ve never been unfriended and tweet like nobody is following.’ My basic social media motto is write what’s right for me and worry not (too much) about the reception. It’s my own form of spEak … Continue reading spEak You’re bRanes