Why I’m touchy about being asked what I do for a living

25 September 2021 9:00 am

In former times I had acquaintances of long standing, or even friends, who never once asked what I did for…

450 bottles of red? What more could I want from a neighbour

29 September 2018 9:00 am

I have a friend here in this French village to which we moved just over a week ago. He is…

Lessons from a friend with a tragic flaw

24 August 2013 9:00 am

Character is destiny, according to Heraclitus, and that becomes increasingly clear as you get older and chart the ups and…