Monthly Archives: July 2018

You cannot be serious!

“I told Mark you were lying and he said ‘and bullshitting’,” apropos of nothing apparently.  John took offence, “You should stop playing these games.”  What games?  “It was a flippant remark,” the one I was referring to, “though I can’t … Continue reading

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Reading of a Complete Works of Wilde

It’s true, in Wilde’s preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray, that thought and language are to the artist instruments of an art.  In fact that’s pretty well a truism, isn’t it? since the art, if art, would in this … Continue reading

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By Request

After breakfast I was about to ready myself when Jean came. A later appointment had been brought forward and, so, her visit to me. Should she take her shoes off? “Are they difficult to put back on?” No. She wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Review of The Picture of Dorian Gray

It’s true, in Wilde’s preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray, that thought and language are to the artist instruments of an art.  In fact that’s pretty well a truism, isn’t it? since the art, if art, would in this … Continue reading

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