Influences: Jörn Cann’s art

  This is Jörn Cann. He was my ward doctor at the haematology unit where I was treated for non-Hodgkin’s … More

Just one thing

It all started with two remarks, one by a friend, the other by a stranger at work. ß The friend’s … More

Publish more!

I was at a thing recently. Not my thing, a good thing. Luminosity filled the evening. In the pouring of … More

What’s next?

My main memory of watching The West Wing is the way Martin Sheen would wrap up discussions with his staff by … More

New Year Letter

Dear Anthony (I will never get used to calling you Tony) Here are some words of advice from your nearing-fifty-year-old … More

Books that changed me in 2013

I began the year with two books which helped me slow down and breathe: Christian McEwen’s World Enough and Time and … More

The art of Jörn Cann

This is Jörn Cann. He was my ward doctor at the haematology unit where I was treated for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma … More

On Hopkins, Seth Godin and depression

I treated myself to Seth Godin‘s newish book The Icarus Deception recently. It is both dense and light, profound and easy to … More