March 11, 2021


The old aristocracy of Europe, the dying embers of which glow faintly in the monarchies of the West and whose blood dilutes itself in far-flung corners […]
February 22, 2021

Twitter Trends

On Friday I became a trending topic on Twitter. Nothing unusual here – I’ve been used to this since social media became a big deal in […]
February 8, 2021

Little Things

Maybe I’m getting old – or wise (I’ll leave it to you to decide) – but I’m taking more and more pleasure in small rituals. Perhaps […]
December 31, 2020
Farewell blog

Farewell to a very weird year

2020 will soon be behind us, and with the possible exceptions of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, nobody will be sad to see the back of […]
December 15, 2020

Meaning, Purpose and the New Year

Every year I write something hopeful, something that I wish would help just one person who reads it to have something to reach for in the […]
November 26, 2020

The 12 Online Commandments

The Internet isn’t real life. Look, I’m, sure you know this already, but let’s all take a minute in what has been a very difficult year, […]
September 21, 2020

Desiderata 2020

Not sure why, or for whom, but I felt it necessary to say this: If you’re going through hell at the moment –If your life isn’t […]
August 5, 2020

The Corruption Pandemic

Malusi Gigaba is vulgar. That’s the word my very grand grandmother would have used. Another word that describes the crass materialism, ostentatious displays of money and […]