Human Flourishing: from Ancient Greece to England via Israel and Palestine

I’ve just been gifted The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton. I read it some years ago but no longer had a copy. Since I’m spending this year travelling, it feels right that the book has come my way again. Re-reading the introduction, which I found beautifully resonant, there were two sections in particular … Continue reading Human Flourishing: from Ancient Greece to England via Israel and Palestine

On the Move: the challenges and benefits of letting go

One of the things I was looking forward to about heading out of London for a while was having to clear out some of my stuff. Although I knew I'd keep a fair amount of it, I also knew I'd be forced to sort through, and shed, some bits and pieces. When I did a … Continue reading On the Move: the challenges and benefits of letting go