Performance anxiety

"I have the hardest time getting started; I’m so worried that my journalling is going to be bad, or somehow unacceptable. I’ll look at the blank pages, close the cover, open it to look again, close it, and on and... Read More

17/08/2006

What Good Are the Arts?

"John Carey is a former Oxford professor of English who left academe to become the chief book reviewer for the Sunday Times of London. Now even for public intellectuals, this isn’t a typical career move. Carey’s biographical note further indicates... Read More

17/08/2006

Things I Could Not Fly Without

"THERE IS NO WAY I would consider flying across an ocean without a pen, a Moleskine journal, a thread sown notebook, an iPod, a ballpoint pen and a Nokia Communicator. And there’s no way I’d toss those items into a... Read More

17/08/2006