According to Aristotle ….

"....the aim of art is not to represent the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."

It might be better to send a pigeon

“”For all the talk one hears these days about the marvels of contemporary communication, I am beginning to feel that perhaps the old pigeon post might have its advantages. I have had great difficulty on this journey logging in to my own website.  Sometimes the problems have been obscurely technical, and sometimes down to my unwillingness to pay €45 just…

The Return of the Native

(With apologies to Thomas Hardy.) I do apologise to readers of this blog for the disruption to the service over the past couple of weeks.  I have been experiencing problems with the software, and these have prevented me from getting access to my own blog.  The causes of this were completely mysterious, but it does look as if we might…