Monthly Archives: February 2014

Think Week: Myth and Discovery.

What’s unique about human beings?  Not tool-making, not language, not solving physics problems. Storytelling. It’s Think Week in Oxford. A week’s worth of challenging (and free) events. The one that might be of most interest to readers of this blog was a lecture by Gregory Currie, Professor of Philosophy at York:’The Human Mind and the […]

‘Ups and downs’ or ‘You can’t win ’em all’

Got over-excited after an agent ‘called  in’ my whole novel and a chapter breakdown. But they didn’t take me on.   I should have known it would be tears before bed time.  But I’m glad to say I actually enjoy the feeling of hope and confidence that sweeps over me when I press the send button […]