Stephen Fry has helped shaped my words and my outlook on the world for more than 30 years. This post celebrates what Stephen Fry means to me, and considers whether “the secret of life is in art”.
There is no right way and no wrong way for us to respond to this situation. Everyone is lost in this maze. But there is a path through.
The coronavirus-driven halting of everyday live has given us all so much time. But there is so much worry and dread to fill that time. How are you coping?
What was the last thing that moved you to tears? What gives you the strength to carry on? Inspired by Idles, this post celebrates the sustaining power of love, friendship and heartfelt honesty.
My pick of the podcasts that have meant the most to me in 2019 (so far!), featuring: Scott Adams and Naval Ravikant, Tim Ferriss, Richard Herring, Sam Harris, and Brian Koppelman (plus honourable mentions for Michael Rapaport and Leonard Maltin!).
This post is a short tribute to my wonderful friend Kate Griffiths-Lambeth, on the occasion of her birthday (Saturday 23 March 2019).
Our times are fractured, how we see the world is fractured. If we could piece it all back together, what would we see?
What’s the most beautiful thing about Twitter? Where were you when Stephen Fry got stuck in a lift? It’s unbelievable, but we are now more than a decade into the Twitter era. Just this past Sunday (3 February 2019), Stephen Fry tweeted that it was a decade to the day since his moment of elevator […]
A toast to Twitter! To mark the occasion of my 10th Twitterversary on Thursday 17 January 2019, here are five things I love about Twitter.
Gentle reader: What, for you, is the greatest of all virtues? I am a great believer in serendipity. It seems serendipitous in the extreme that over the past week I have chanced upon not one but two examples of impeccable gents celebrating the virtue of cheerfulness. Mightily heroic “In the face of adversity, cheerful people […]