Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Growing Old.

The spoils of our sojourn to France - HO scale wise.



The above items were purchased at a variety of  Brocante Vide Greniers, a junk shop and a Model Shop in the French town of Anglet.

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Currently listening to:

Joy of joys, it's possible and indeed, easy, to receive HotMix Radio on the internet in the UK.

Thus, I am now listening to their Lounge selection.

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Last night's dinner:

Forgot to take photograph and indeed am thinking of re-vamping this section of the blog.

Will summarise the French holiday eating experience tomorrow.

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Currently reading:

Thoroughly enjoying and finding difficult to put down:


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Growing Old:

Came across a quotation from Rupert Everett about growing old which chimes with my experience:

"People who once appeared impossibly old are suddenly contemporaries with much more energy than oneself."

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And suddenly there is too little time left and so much that one wants to do:

Now that I'm home I want to get cracking on the list of topics that I compiled while on holiday and which I've have deemed as essential study:

Form over content;
Being in itself;
Contingency (in the Sartrean sense);
Bad faith;
Symbolist poetry (indeed all poetry!);
Phenomenological reduction (in Husserl's sense).

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