Every ounce of my energy
Bertrand Russell , one of the great intellectuals of his generation, was known by most as the founder of analytic philosophy, but he was act...
Dear All, That's another year gone. As always, heartfelt thanks to everyone who has visited this website, made the Letters of Note an...
Esteemed Canadian physician Sir William Osler is known by many as the “Father of Modern Medicine”. He both practiced and taught at the pr...
Torturing the Saxophone
In 2014, celebrated Swedish free jazz saxophonist Mats Gustafsson sent a copy of his forthcoming album to one of his idols, the legendary...
I drank too much wine last night
Since her death in 1817, Jane Austen ’s anonymously penned novels – Sense and Sensibility , Pride and Prejudice , and Emma , to name but t...
For Love and Honor
In December of 1972, Donald Richie , then film curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, wrote to artist Hollis Frampton and sugg...
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