On Superlatives and Insincerity

I think, sometimes, when you’re in love with language, and have had a long and passionate affair with it, it has the propensity to turn around and bite you in the ass when you least expect it – often when it’s used by someone else in a manner which is somewhat unwieldy. [Before we continue…

TToT 14:2 Inspiration

“Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.” – Albert Schweitzer “Keep your eyes open to your mercies. The man who forgets to be thankful has fallen asleep in life.” – Robert Louis Stevenson “Thankfulness is…

An Ode to the Ones that Won’t

Today has been just fine – to the point where there’s actually nothing at all interesting to write here. In the opposite way to hospital patients (who all want the doctors to find them distinctly uninteresting, commonplace and easily-treatable) bloggers (I suppose) are always on the lookout for a story – something with which to…