Go Darke

Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it

Browsing Category: Stoicism



Heaps. More important that you might imagine. Also Snogging.



Alice was our isiXhosa nanny. The almost two year old is going to play group now and then naps from twelve thirty till about three, so Alice’s role as a… Continue Reading


Eulogy #1

My Dad died last week. I did the eulogy on Wednesday. I’m posting it here for posterity. This is the first eulogy I’ve done, but I guess I’m entering that… Continue Reading

Economics, Stoicism


Lockdown… day whatever. I’m eating raw herring for breakfast. And washing it down with a chocolate mint cappuccino out of a packet. I think these may be mental issues starting… Continue Reading


Lock it down

Herd immunity and/or flattening the contagion curve*. These are my latest buzzwords I’m throwing around with reckless abandon. I have no idea what I’m really saying. But I think in… Continue Reading

Humor, Stoicism


As a neophyte stoic I fantasize about my own death quite regularly. Wait… does that sound morbid? I suppose it could also come across as suicidal. Really, I am none… Continue Reading