The mindfulness quote below from Steve Jobs is in many respects absolute “tosh”! Well that won’t win me many likes or new followers to my site, but read on and I’ll try and convince you: “If you try to calm… Read More ›
An intensely personal day
Monday, 19th September 2022, was a very personal day for Dr C and myself. It was a very personal day for everyone in the United Kingdom, in fact it was a very personal day for everyone on the planet. Nobody… Read More ›
The Collection: Culture & Wine
Build your understanding of the interaction between wine and culture from thousands of years ago to present day, how wine has become a part of the well known components of culture especially in rituals, art, literature and our day to… Read More ›
Natural Philosophy: #4 The Cancellation of Science
The power of a religious belief or a cult towards science in medieval times is well known, especially in relation to poor old Copernicus and Galileo, both of whom held heretical beliefs that it was the Earth that revolved around… Read More ›
Culture & Wine: #7 Language
A complex subject, so, an easy one to start …. my grandparents will have never heard the words Champagne or Prosecco, two wine words that are known today by every adult in the Western World and beyond; they are quite… Read More ›
Culture & Wine #6 Is Food and Wine Pairing all Bullshit?
There can be no doubt that food is a significant part of culture with whole societies having a cuisine relative to their culture. Also there are regional cuisines that reflect subcultures within an overall society. Think about some of the… Read More ›
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