A Brief Intermission is Over

Live again. There was a technical problem which means that all previous posts and comments have been vaporised.

Among the excellent books I have been reading is John Dower’s Embracing Defeat about post-war Japan.

I’ll be commenting on Katyn (the movie) when I can walk without melting into the pavements.

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"