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The Hazards of Spontaneity

It was Wednesday evening at 9pm and I received an email to inform me of a lecture being held at the University of Cape Town’s Medical School the following Thursday at 9 o’clock in the morning.   Alright, I would miss my usual Thursday morning game of tennis, because to hear a PhD student talking about […]


My week-ends for the past five or six years have been highlighted by Maria Popover’s Brainpickings – her weekly blog of musings, readings and philosophical insights which include a potpourri of miscellanea.   In December 2018 Maria announced the publication of two original works of literature.    Not only did she promote her new book Figuring […]