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Just so you know, the new site is under construction: Keep Calm and Carry On can be found (test pages posts only, at this stage) at www.glenfisherdot.live There is a ‘Follow’ button you can press, which hopefully will ensure you are alerted to any posts, once I start posting; I hope you will do so.
As I get older it’s not how old I’m getting but how much younger the young seem, that strikes me as significant.
In case you are interested, looking for something to see but mindful of what is to be avoided, here are two concise reviews of recently seen movies, ‘Youth’ and ‘The Danish Girl’ – Set in a Swiss spa, ‘Youth’ focuses, if that is the word, on the philosophizing and reminiscences of two elderly creatives, one
Apropos of blogging, I’m of a mind to start a new one, in keeping with my New Resolution: to be called (perhaps, depending on feedback, or the lack thereof) Keep Calm and Carry On. A blog, if you like, about ignoring the insanity of age and ageing, the certainty of death, and embracing instead the
The way the ROM tells it – the exhibition, by the way, ends on Sunday, so if you’re in Toronto and you haven’t seen it yet, now is the time to do so – the story of Pompeii is as much about lives lived, enjoyed and celebrated as it is about lives lost and a town
This has been a hard week in Canada. First, on Monday, a Canadian soldier, Patrice Vincent, was run down and killed by a suspected radical Islamist in Quebec; Warrant Officer Vincent, it appears, was just a few short months away from retirement, after thirty years in the military. I want to record his name, because
Today is the the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the American Civil Rights Act – an action long, long overdue, much delayed, not least by Lyndon Johnson – the same man who, as President, finally fought, cajoled, and won over enough votes to carry this epochal legislation through, and signed the legislation with a
A fabulous moment – in space-time, in science, in what we know and can imagine, and what we cannot know. There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio… Detection of Waves in Space Buttresses Landmark Theory of Big Bang – NYTimes.com.