The Social Media Influencer, The Minimalist and the Sustainability Lover: or three religions of the West

Before you tune out, I should probably clarify that these attitudes have absolutely NOTHING to do with religion. Well, at least theoretically…   The Social Media Influencer The Influencer believes that existence is absolutely impossible without being shared. Hence the constant presence of the mobile phone in their right hand. Social Media Influence is a demanding religious belief requiring photo and video sacrifices every few … Continue reading The Social Media Influencer, The Minimalist and the Sustainability Lover: or three religions of the West

Henry James’s “What Maisie Knew” – book review

“Poor little monkey!” (…) the words were an epitaph for the tomb of Maisie’s childhood. She was abandoned to her fate. What was clear to any spectator was that the only link binding her to either parent was this lamentable fact of her being a ready vessel of bitterness, a deep little porcelain cup in which biting acids could be mixed. They had wanted her … Continue reading Henry James’s “What Maisie Knew” – book review

10 Reasons why BoJack Horseman is an addictive TV Series

It all started with a friend of mine. “Have you watched BoJack Horseman?” “No.” “Oh, you should really watch it.  You will love it.” So she sent me some youtube clips about BoJack Horseman.  And I refused to watch it for about 6 months. Because really what’s so attractive about a cartoon with a horse in it? Fast forward to November 2018, and I am … Continue reading 10 Reasons why BoJack Horseman is an addictive TV Series