Epicurus

Epicurus is at his core a materialist, in the sense that physical sensation defines our lives, according to his philosophy. Fear of death is widely prescribed as humankind’s most prevalent fear and Epicurus in his “Letter to Menoeceus” sets out to debunk it. This essay will investigate the fundamental Epicurean Continue Reading

Golfer: The Hands of Time

This story was inspired by a true incident told to me about a relative. A great uncle who had been a local golf professional, now retired and suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, was regularly picked up by police whilst lost and out walking, sometimes late at night. This old chap would Continue Reading

Naming Shadows

He liked the painting hanging on the wall, especially its strength. The bold lines etched upon the face were unambiguous. The clear creases bespoke of firmness. The size and shape of the head was harmoniously proportionate. The jaw line was the epitome of masculine but the lips sensuously full. He Continue Reading

ANZAC Day

Are We Celebrating War? Every year, as the ANZAC ceremonies come around again and seem to exponentially grow in stature and public awareness, I ask myself, is the message we are sending our children the right one? Celebrity status to the young is accepted generally without much analysis and the Continue Reading

Hand Cut Lawns

Do you long for the peace and tranquillity of yesteryear in gardening services? Discover your secret overseer and experience total control! Peasant Lawn Mowing and Landscaping. Hand cut lawns by our artisan workers offer you a pollution free alternative to the noisy and smelly affair that lawn mowing currently is. Continue Reading