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The beautiful and the serious

A mathematician, like a painter or a poet, is a maker of patterns. If his patterns are more permanent than theirs, it is because they are made with ideas.

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Looking Out From Wenlock Edge ~ One Subject Two Formats

You can see why this part of Shropshire falls within an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. These shots were taken on the viewpoint just past Hilltop on Wenlock Edge and I’m looking south-west towards the Shropshire Hills. 207 more words

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What Makes It So Hard to Seek Help for OCD?

I’m very happy to share this guest post by my friend and co-author Seth J. Gillihan, PhD. Seth’s bio and blogs are listed at the end of this post. 1,257 more words

Mental Health

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What Makes It So Hard to Seek Help for OCD?

The National Service Board - and A.E. Housman

In 1940 Percy Withers recalled occasions when, during the previous war, he had told A.E. Housman about his work at the National Service Board:

He was greatly interested too in the technicalities of the work, the material it exploited, the revelations it brought to light, the ugliness, the momentary relief, the sordidness, the enduring pity.

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Trinity Poets

Carcanet Press has recently published an anthology of poems by members of Trinity College. Poems included date from the sixteenth through to the twenty-first century by well-known writers such as George Herbert, Lord Byron and A. 128 more words


Day 5: Ludlow, California

It’s been a good ride so far with one exception. A few miles back I was passing a truck, doing about 75 mph and there was a car a good ways back in the left lane. 246 more words

A. E. Housman

Died on this day. See Housman’s entry in Poetry Foundation. I came to know Housman through his classical scholarship and only much later got round to reading his poetry. 128 more words

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