I love art galleries – wandering in the muted light and stillness, amazed by the liveliness or colour or beauty of an artist’s imagination. My favourite places are the small gems – the Fitzwilliam in Cambridge, the Frick in NY, or the glory of the Frank Lloyd Wright room at the Met. Or places like … Continue reading A non-passive madonna
My facebook life is not me, it is a better version of me.
Common sense is not so common - Voltaire We need a spoonful of common sense and a large dose of wisdom in 2017 after the year that brought us post-truth. But it’s not looking hopeful. Some nonsensical (or worryingly dangerous) events that have caught my eye this year (and it’s only week 2!): Glasgow University … Continue reading A spoonful of reason
Side by side articles in the paper last weekend highlighted the madness of growing inequality (economic and social) in our world
International Women’s Day is still important. March 8th has only lost its relevance if we use it as a day to promote more privileges for ourselves. But by using it as a day to stand up for women around the world, who are living in poverty and oppression, it is hugely relevant. Apparently kittens … Continue reading A kitten! (and International Women’s Day)