I know the Daily Mail and the Daily Telegraph well, and I don’t care to see them like this.
Is loneliness always a bad thing – or should we cherish our pre-internet memories of vacant and pensive moods?
vacant and pensive
Three hundred years ago, an unlikely set of circumstances led to a minor German aristocratic family becoming the British royal family. Once the Georges arrived, Britain took the first steps towards becoming the nation it is today.
It took 27 years for me to admit that I didn’t want to be around people who create things. I didn’t want to be with them. I was already one of them.
For the Business Secretary, his Friday dance lesson is a small refuge from a fraught ministerial routine.
Speed is of the essence in the online world but faced with the Aladdin’s cave of cultural riches, one’s response is invariably one of sluggishness, of planning for a putative future that will never come.
There is nothing we can do to make normal or “appropriate” the death of a dear friend, or a beloved public figure.
To remain uncut, I was told, is to remain spiritually cut off from the Jewish people.
From predicting AI within 20 years to mass-starvation in the 1970s, those who foretell the future often come close to doomsday preachers.
The Zombie PM