Category Archives: Literature

Mistaken Self-Importance

I recently read Fooled By Randomness which was the first book in what became Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s Incerto. I am eagerly anticipating his new book which comes out next month and if you do actually read here, you will know I’m … Continue reading

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Goals Set, Goals Accomplished & Goals for 2018

As the title suggests, I’m back once again with an update on my progress from this year and my goals for the new year. As with last year, there has certainly been success but also a few failures. Overall though, … Continue reading

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Some commentary on ‘The Brothers Karamazov’

I just finished reading this book last Thursday morning and I feel I should write something about it but I’m not sure quite what. As such I am just going to write a potpourri of my thoughts. Both this and … Continue reading

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Losing the Plot

I’m very close to finishing War and Peace and my favourite character has just died. I shouldn’t *spoil* it and tell you who my favourite character is. But I don’t suppose mentioning a character dies in a novel with “war” in … Continue reading

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