Tuesday, 26 July 2016


Were a single leaf to rustle differently, even in the very slightest of ways, this would not be our universe. 

Sunday, 17 July 2016


Either God is mad or he doesn't exist or both.

Sunday, 10 July 2016

Remark on Colour

Do people blind from birth ever secretly suspect that all our talk of colour is nothing but an elaborate lie? 

Sunday, 3 July 2016

The Botanist

Truth is less a book more a dazzling plant festooned with poisoned barbs.  

Monday, 27 June 2016

Design Argument

Were the universe meant to make sense it would quickly disappear in a puff of logic.

Therefore the universe is not meant to make sense.

Sunday, 19 June 2016


Churches are like theatres: while I never go into them it's reassuring, I guess, to know they are there. 

Monday, 6 June 2016

The Alcoholic

It has to be said that she was a very considerate drunk at dinner parties always managing to throw up into her own wine glass.