You have made hell by your middle age.

One of the conceits that Lewis had was that we make our own hell by our decisions and our life. This has been taken too seriously by sociologists who believe in early interventions, such as Ron Kessler, who seriously thinks that if we intervene when a child develops his first phobia we can prevent their … Continue reading You have made hell by your middle age.

Ode of the day.

The Mountain Tomb POUR wine and dance if Manhood still have pride, Bring roses if the rose be yet in bloom; The cataract smokes upon the mountain side, Our Father Rosicross is in his tomb. Pull down the blinds, bring fiddle and clarionet That there be no foot silent in the room Nor mouth from … Continue reading Ode of the day.