May 4, 2017

This blog post won’t stop talking about itself

She felt the abyss of disenchantment. – Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera Somebody who told me they liked me and I do not like told me that they read my blog, somebody I liked and I told I liked does not read my blog. Welcome to a new series of blog […]

You Must Be Joking

Is the point of sharing your opinions to ultimately change them? I’m watching Feynman’s lectures on Quantum Electrodynamics, and I’ve found within them the same jarring quality that I’ve been hearing far too much lately. The phrase “Just accept it”. As if any posed hypothesis could simply be accepted under that pretence, mathematically or otherwise. […]

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Sophie cancels the rest of her life

I mistakenly read “Kanye cancels the rest of his tour” as “Kanye cancels the rest of his life”. I was toying with the idea of going to film school in America, and decided, reasonably last-minute, that $150,000 doesn’t really sound like value for money. It’s a grand step to finally acknowledge the existence of that […]

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