Only now, or in recent months, have people started to recognise the impact of Covid on mental health. This is the unseen outcome from restrictions to personal and collective freedoms, from financial stresses, and here in the U.K. from a… Read More ›
Reflections on Old Age.
Positive reflections in old age are an important part of personal fulfilment. Existentialism and Epicureanism are ready made concepts to guide you into it, unless you are part of the Forever Young Brigade!
Wine tasting with troglodytes ….. no pressure!
The French wine appellation of Saumur-Champigny has been missing off my radar for at least 30 years, and I know this because it was 1987 when my last wine log record shows I drank a bottle! At that time I… Read More ›
A Flummox of Philosophers!
An ongoing series of short posts about schools of philosophy and individual thinkers through the ages. Some of them I briefly studied during my psychology degree, others I have considered more recently in retirement and old age. This is NOT… Read More ›
Book Review: Travels With Epicurus
Travels with Epicurus (Daniel Klein) A journey to a Greek island in search of an authentic old age Not exactly a wine book or a book about wine tasting, but it DOES relate to our wine experiences so worth placing… Read More ›
Time: Chronos or Kairos?
Time for those of us in old age to focus on Kairos and not Chronos; opportune time is much more significant if Chronos is running out!
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