Monthly Archives: January 2012
Temerity — Reckless boldness, rashness, foolhardiness Otiose — Ineffectual or futile. Superfluous. Idle. Quondam — At one time. Formerly. Perforce — Of necessity. Perlieu — A persons haunt or retreat. Outskirts. Environs. Advertisements
From cruising altitude it’s possible to observe the last moments of the day blink out over the horizons gentle curve. Around the Indonesian archipelago the ocean is a finely woven cloth of pink, orange and blue spotted with oily chains … Continue reading
3. If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out. — The third of George Orwell’s five rules from his essay, “Politics and the English Language”. George would have been great at Twitter.
These are all the books I read during 2011. I didn’t get as much reading time as usual. The road to Wigin Peir – George Orwell The island of the Colorblind – Oliver Sacks A Moveable Feast – Ernest Hemingway … Continue reading
These are all the books I read during 2010. I felt that I’d been reading too many translated classics and decided to focus on books originally written in English. I also favoured 20th century writers as my reading fixation tended to … Continue reading
Another year and I’m having yet another shot at keeping a weblog of writing. If you’ve read this far and don’t know why, blame google. Comments are always closed.