Monthly Archives: February 2009

A moral makeover: or what to do with nearly £2000 a day!

I hope Sir Fred Goodwin, former head of Royal Bank of Scotland, reads his Aristotle because he is in dire need of a moral makeover. Magnificence was a required aspect of all forms of cultural display and therefore expenditure in … Continue reading

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Would Orwell have been a blogger?

Of course he would!  The appeal of an instant platform combined with 24-hour access to information and to his readers would have been as irresistible to him as it is to today’s bloggers.   Of course, staying on Jura might … Continue reading

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