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Monthly Archives: February 2009
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
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
I was at St Andrews University and now live not that far away, south of the Forth. The reason for this geographical introduction will become clear in a moment. The Firth of Forth is wide enough to have been a … Continue reading