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Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover


Who would agree with that statement today? With all the emphasis on design and the importance of visual imagery, it seems very unlikely that, as purchasers of books, we aren’t going to be attracted or repelled, impressed or unimpressed with … Continue reading

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Things to Think About Before Leaving—Still in Toronto…


As you know, I’m a great fan of the writer and thinker Alain De Botton, and particularly of his book The Art of Travel. In that book, he makes an excellent point which is relevant to my musings. Why is … Continue reading

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The Art of Travel and the Art of Writing…


I’m always delighted to read anything by the philosopher, Alain de Botton. In his engaging book, The Art of Travel, he distinguishes between the anticipation and recollection of travel versus the reality of actually traveling. When we anticipate, we study … Continue reading

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