The new blog is up and running; content will follow 🙂 So – please follow the link to the new site, glenfisherdot.live – and press the ‘Follow’ button. Or sign up for email delivery. You’ll see that I’ve added to the new website my Twitter feed, and my posts will also appear – as if by
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
As you know, blogging has waxed and waned with me, over the years: periods of frequent, even regular epistles followed by periods of drought or – depending on your view of things – grateful relief from my verbal pestering. However – as we also know – New Years are filled with New Year’s Resolutions, so
Many retirees, not trying to earn degrees, participate in programs like the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes, which are affiliated mostly with colleges and universities. Source: Older Students Learn for the Sake of Learning – The New York Times In my thirties, working at SACHED, the anti-apartheid education NGO in South Africa, ‘life-long learning’ was (for
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
I hate to admit it, but this story in the FT pretty much sums things up… With a characteristic mix of defiance and mirth, Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, has chuckled his way through some testing times this year. He allowed himself a smile in February as armed police manhandled opposition MPs out of parliament