glance

A few weeks ago I lost my wallet on the train home from Bannockburn. Tuesday, 29th March 2022, I collected my lost Wallet from Queen Street Station: GLANCE: To watch … Continue reading glance

Vasili

This is a description of the Vasili Andreyevich Brekhunov a character in Leo Tolstoy’s ‘Master and Man’ [the description is given by George Saunders] George Saunders concluded his take of … Continue reading Vasili

Confident enough to stay unsure

Last year I read ‘A swim in the pond in the rain’ by George Saunders it is a wonderful book that explores not just how great writing works but also … Continue reading Confident enough to stay unsure

‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’

On the night before Sian’s mother died we were talking with her about all sorts of stuff. I brought into the conversation Catherine Heymans who had recently been appointed as … Continue reading ‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’