Proust, Middlemarch and Mash

I’ve now spent two days reclining rather than declining on my bed, watching the snow fall and reading or re-reading 'Middlemarch'. And worrying. I worry about the birds, and the fact that I’ve recently learnt that they require fresh water to keep their plumage warm in this big freeze. I worry about my ferruginous dog [...]

Is enthusiasm the opposite of depression…

I haven't felt like sharing my thoughts or logging in for months, but today there is something I want to share. I have been struggling, wading or fumbling into the pages of Love in the Western World by Denis de Rougement. His thoughts are dense and intense and it's easy to give up the effort [...]