Practical objects of beauty.


More than a few years back, one of my sons came back from a trip to Philadelphia, armed with the modest presents a teenager sent on his way with a limited amount of spending money could afford to buy for all of the family. He’s the hard and yet easy to read one we’ve always kept a … Continue reading

They’re just words.


If you live in Western Europe, then politically there are only two countries you have to keep an eye on; England and Germany. The reality is the rest just make noises while the former two make prosperity or give you fair warning of how many notches you should be tightening your belt. Angela Merkel was talking … Continue reading