Comment, Diary, Prose

Slow Travel: A Slow Walk

by Tobias Thornes Forgive me if I start at the beginning. You might prefer to know the ending first, and judge from the conclusion whether setting out was worth my while at all. Or perhaps you’d rather have a taste first of the adventure that lies between the outset and the end, that you might […]

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Culture, Prose

Choice: Too Much of a Good Thing?

by Jonathan Yeung The ‘freedom to choose’ has become so fundamental to modern (might I say, western) societies that it is essentially considered a basic right. Any attempt by any entity to abrogate choice, be it foreign terrorists, local politicians, or even  our neighbours next door, are immediately condemned without much thought. On the contrary, increasing […]

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