Who’s Papa’s little Nietzschean?

I was a pre­co­cious brat. I’m sure that doesn’t need stating for most of you, but just in case some of you haven’t met me in person and there­fore couldn’t deduce it, I thought I’d make it clear. Today Mum told me that, aged four, Jehovah’s wit­nesses...

Passover

It’s Pesach – Pas­sover – the one Jewish fest­ival I’ve been pretty good about observing ever since I had a rev­el­a­tion playing a role­playing game by Craig Walker (), iron­ic­ally called Rev­el­a­tions 68:11 (or some­thing, I may have the...

Fat is a feminist issue

My Dad used to have a book with this title… I have no idea what the con­tent was, as I never read it, but while ‘fat’ is obvi­ously some­thing that occurs in both the male and female pop­u­la­tion, I have to agree with the sen­ti­ment that fat is...

Inheritance

I’ve said many times before that I don’t really believe in fin­an­cial inher­it­ance sys­tems. I think they entrench wealth in unfair ways… but per­sonal inher­it­ance of sen­ti­mental items is another thing alto­gether. I’m cata­loguing my books (slowly)...

No group of people can be this happy.

From the most awe­some tyg­gerjai :“We all take speed and we’re all going to die, but we have a few more years and we will be happy. We don’t want to live more than a few more years, and while we live it will live it as we are: stupid, blind, loving,...