Three pieces of wisdom from Robert Downey Jr’s January 2020 appearance on the Joe Rogan podcast.
My fourth weekly #Inktober2018 round-up features Alice Cooper and some pumpkins… plus bonus Marvin Gaye and Doctor Who!
Gentle reader: Where does your own motivation come from? Where does motivation originate, and how can it be replenished? What drives people to keep going and keep achieving over sustained periods? Martin Amis is the master of the two-worder. He can create pairings of words that cut to the essence of their subject with a […]
When you have a big decision to make, it’s vital to weigh up the possibilities. But don’t forget also to weigh the impossibilities. This truth is well illustrated by the cautionary tale of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s decision heavily to invest in a “wildly financed and extravagantly handled” scheme to launch Kent as a leading […]
Could you trust a camel? Would you trust a camel? Should you trust a camel? Sherlock Holmes creator, eminent Victorian and somewhat eccentric gent Arthur Conan Doyle was most definitely not taken with camels. Camels: “Demoniacal”?Conan Doyle laid bare his views on camels in an article for the Westminster Gazette on 20 April 1896, entitled […]