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Hope

On hope, the easy default of cynicism, and the stories we tell ourselves In the latest Brain Pickings newsletter, Maria Popova discusses hope through Rebecca Solnit’s work Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities. This comes a week after Caitlin Moran talked about the tyranny of cynicism (a topic David Foster Wallace also critiqued): “The… Continue reading

Cookies

I love experimenting with Google Analytics (it’s part of my job, after all!) and I’m keen to find out which pages on my site are popular (or not!). For that reason I use cookies on this site (and in real life too – triple chocolate are the best). On this site I use Google cookies to get an idea of the type of people… Continue reading