Category Archives: Philosophy

Isn’t Science Really Brilliant, Eh?

So many back episodes of The Infinite Monkey Cage on the BBC Sounds app. So much apathy for actual existence in my soul. Put these two facts together and it’s no wonder I spend my days listening to Robin Ince … Continue reading

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Maybe We Stomp On It

Just had a terrible thought in the midst of an online conversation with a friend – while most people seem to believe that Boris ‘Actually A Conniving Bastard And Not A Bumbling Oaf’ Johnson has brought about the worst case … Continue reading

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Then/Now

I’m finding it really hard having to cope with my stupid body being really beaten up by a couple of days in London. For a few weeks now I have been able to spend time with a lot of friends … Continue reading

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Sturm und Drang

Okay Thursday, here I am. Only I’ve given up on day names (see yesterday’s post. Or don’t, and save yourself a few minutes a word noodle.) so that would read: okay Today, here I am.  Today is more done that … Continue reading

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Not Much Call For It?

The cheese wheel of time is best understood with crackers. I’m sorry, I mean it is best understood if you ARE crackers. Fruit loop. Bonkers. Cray, and indeed, cray. Only yesterday I was trying to get used to it being … Continue reading

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I Was Just In The Middle of A Dream

Garfield. The Boomtown Rats. The Bangles. T-Bone Walker. New Order.  If you require documented proof that Mondays need to be made illegal then look no further than my far-from-exhaustive list of musical luminaries – and a cartoon cat – for … Continue reading

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Like A South-Bound Freight Train

One of the books I looked through as part of my research for last week’s conference was a biography of Karl Marx subtitled ‘Man and Fighter’. Now I am unable to get the image of Marx as a boxer to … Continue reading

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