Backwards and forwards learning contributes to who I am. Neither the microscope nor the telescope quite help me in the focus with which I wish to see. Backwards and forwards learning contributes … Continue reading Backwards and forwards learning
W. G. Sebald in ‘The Rings of Saturn’ gives a wonderful account of Thomas Abrams of Chestnut Tree Farm, East Anglia. Thomas Abrams, a farmer, lived in an ancient moated … Continue reading The Temple
In what follows I have selected some of my favourite quotes from Don Quixote by Miguel De Cervantes and imaginatively/adventurously/romantically ‘linked’ them with some of my creative work:
The following account of Dr Arthur Brock (1879-1947) is from this paper by David Cantor:
This is from another short passage in Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov.
I recently came across this letter published in the BMJ 81 years ago. As far as I know it has not been read again since the summer of 1938. Dr … Continue reading ‘The Psychology of the Medical Profession’
But there is another way to learning, as Patrick Geddes has shown: … Continue reading ‘such an ivory-tower bunch’
I would suggest that these hints matter today as much as any time in history:
that I will never be understood or remembered as the peter that I am still becoming.
I want to thank the BMJ for publishing this letter and to thank all of the authors for writing it. This is a thank you letter to l i v … Continue reading A thank you letter
We all try our wee best. Objectivity is a shared determination to reach towards distant skies. This is why exploring minds will always matter! Hole Ousia cannot offer an overarching “understanding” … Continue reading an umbilical cord