I have just finished Dani Shapiro’s book Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage, and I am frustrated. Not because the book is a bad read and I’ve wasted my time – no, I’m frustrated that it has been labelled a book which is predominately about Dani’s marriage. Continue reading
I’ve read ol’ Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert twice now: the first time I read it, which was 10 years ago, I FRIGGEN HATED IT. The second time, which finished it yesterday, I LOVED IT. I have to put my emotions in capitals because this book got me right in the feels in two completely different ways.
“The objective world simply is.” This unassuming sentence jumped out at me during a reading binge yesterday, which made me wonder: what the heck is objective in a world which no-one fully understands? Delve into the rabbit hole of science just an inch and you’ll soon be facing an existential crisis. Continue reading
Recently, it’s become apparent to me how much alike we all are. The fragility of man. Sometimes, despite having a good life, a good career, and a decent-enough income, a have a day where it all seems too much. A thought enters my mind that says “Really, what’s the point?”
It’s not abnormal to have these thoughts. In fact, it’s completely ordinary. Continue reading