I reckon anyone who can speak with authority on the Middle East always sounds brainy.

From: ‘S’ Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2002 12:58AM To: ‘J’ Hi Little Brother, My new year’s resolution was to read 5 books this year. I realised at the end of last year that I had not read a book ALL year, much to my shame and embarrassment, could blame toddlers, chasing moles and full time jobs but that wouldn’t cut it – I was just slack.   … Continue reading I reckon anyone who can speak with authority on the Middle East always sounds brainy.

We survive not on instinct, but on knowledge.

J Diary Entry Tuesday, 21 March, 1995 Good day.  Woke up early and got in to work early.  Worked hard nearly all day.  Stayed until 7pm talking to Cav.  Talked about all the usual stuff and walked down Collins Street together.  Cav explained dual sexuality to me in the context of Tessa (from work).  He and I disagree about Tessa in that he thinks she’s … Continue reading We survive not on instinct, but on knowledge.