Monthly Archives: September 2010

A Change

I have often wondered why it is that we spend so much of our lives chasing after things. Always there is some distant goal on the horizon, some far-off height to which we aspire. It is so seldom that we are content to be where […]

Lonely Medusa


Some doodles, courtesy of my moleskine:  

Déjeuner du matin

Il a mis le café Dans la tasse Il a mis le lait Dans la tasse de café Il a mis le sucre Dans le café au lait Avec la petite cuiller Il a tourné Il a bu le café au lait Et il a […]

A Dark and Stormy Night

The rain, at first barely a suggestion of moisture, quickly grows to a deafening crescendo. It obscures everything, a solid black wall filling the night. Puddles form between the cobbles in the courtyard, joining together in ever larger pools of water. The water runs down […]


The Age of Reason

I was somewhat apprehensive to read a work of a well-known and serious philosopher like Jean-Paul Sartre, not knowing how approachable or enjoyable it might be. In spite of my concerns, however, I found The Are of Reason to be an enjoyable and well written […]


Fallen Angels

With Fallen Angels I made an infrequent visit to the world of Science Fiction, and a rather unusual one at that. The novel, set in a dystopian near-future in which a strong green push to prevent global warming has, ironically, resulted in an ice age, […]