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Here's a list of things that I like,
things I am thinking about,
things I am reading,
things that I've bought.

Why are we here?

Literary icon John Updike: Ancient religion and modern science agree: we are here to give praise. Or, to slightly tip the expression, to pay attention. Without us, the physicists who […]

Shirts to a T

Are t-shirts just better in the US? A selection from Revolve Clothing. These fit all of my rules (except the short sleeves): I have to try on most tops due […]

Online sunglasses

I’ve just bought, not one, but two pairs of sunglasses online. This is a fraught exercise as sunglasses are tricky. However I got them from ASOS (good returns policy) and […]


As part of trying to manage dressing appropriately in my 40’s I’ve come across some differing opinions as to what is appropriate. I don’t mean things like ‘hide your muffin’ […]