Cast your mind back through the year. What were your highs, lows and in betweens? In the news, it’s been a year of war and madness in Iraq, scandal and squabbling over dodgy dossiers, strange men with messiah complexes starving themselves in glass boxes, and sporting shock and awe. For me it was the beginning […]
One of my favourite websites is the Nobel Museum. If ever you’re feeling short of inspiration I heartily recommend a visit especially having a browse through the lectures given by laureates. A few weeks ago JM Coetzee gave his wry, sly, confusing acceptance speech for the prize for literature. Another literature favourite of mine is […]
Try typing ‘miserable failure’ into Google and then hitting the ‘I’m feeling lucky’ button (via Silicon.com’s weekly round-up).