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Memories of the written word

There is a certain irony in the fact that I became aware of the Unesco Memory of the World Programme whilst researching the most ancient artefacts. 631 more words

growing up, moving on

Going through old things, as you might have noticed from previous blog entries, is an ongoing task for me. I find it relaxing and cathartic to sort through old keepsakes, notebooks, miscellaneous papers, pictures, you name it. 552 more words


The Power of Sacrifice

A couple of days back, I stumbled on a presentation on Trinity Broadcast Network (TBN) on DsTV, featuring the son of Pastor John Hagee’s son preaching to the church’s congregation about ‘Family Business’. 501 more words



I’m 46 today, which even to me, writing it now, sounds a bit, y’know, not young anymore.

The thing is, I mostly don’t realise that I’m a bit, y’know, … 401 more words


Quotes & Commentary #59: Santayana

The highest form of vanity is love of fame.

—George Santayana

This sentence, taken by itself, is somewhat ambiguous. By “highest,” Santayana means most exalted; and by “love of fame,” he is mainly thinking of posthumous fame.

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my bones and iPad
will be found fused together
in some distant eon


Clarence and Cnut

Have you ever seen a man pickle himself for posterity’s sake?