Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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Now, when so many have leisure, they have become detached from themselves, not merely from the earth. From all the widened horizons of our greater world, a thousand voices call us to come near, to understand and to enjoy, but … Continue reading
In the ancient recipe, the three antidotes for dullness or boredom are sleep, drink and travel. It is rather feeble. From sleep you wake up, from drink you become sober, and from travel you come home again. And then where … Continue reading
There is laziness and laziness. It takes a first class brain to relax without being bored. Anon The illustration is by Kasia from Warszawa (Warsaw), Polska (Poland) via Wikimedia