Virginia Woolf

The Kookaburra Moment Part 1 - Susan loved eating fresh barbecued fish, but the thought of having bones wedged down my throat meant I couldn’t last the meal. But I delighted in watching Susan munching the tailor flesh like a primeval woman at the mouth of
‘Life, bottom heavy like a kangaroo’ – Anthony Burgess - This is the third excerpt presented here from Anthony Burgess’ masterpiece Earthly Powers. Octogenarian British writer Kenneth Toomey recalls with spectacular clarity (as he almost always does) his visit to Australia in 1930 or thereabouts. Australia is where I was
A Snorer is Outsnoored – Earthly Powers (Anthony Burgess) - This week on Wednesday’s literature piece we will continue with Anthony Burgess’s panamoramic saga novel of the 20th century Earthly Powers. The novel appeared on the shortlist for the Booker Prize in the year of its publication but lost out
Earthly Powers (1980)- Anthony Burgess - The local bookstore near where I live has mostly books written in Spanish, but there is a classic English Literature section with thousands of titles to choose from. I miss my Kindle e-reader which decided one day it wouldn’t recharge
5/4 – 11/4/21 incl. Fructose, The Band & Dostoevsky - Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Peter Attia – The Drive Podcast – #87—Rick Johnson, MD: Fructose—the common link in hypertension, insulin resistance, T2D, & obesity? Audio podcast at Peter

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