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    Haha. Last man standing!!!!

    Haha. Last man standing!!!!
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    Quite a few like that now. I've noticed...

    Quite a few like that now.

    I've noticed recently very little from Steve Hunley & Aunt Shecky; two regular contributor's. I suppose the main crowd that were here in the "good ole days" only check...
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    He was one hell of a character in a world of his...

    He was one hell of a character in a world of his own.

    A bit like Professor Soiizenian going on about the Ottoman Empire.

    Nothing fazed them.
  4. Perhaps he was making a connection with fatalism?...

    Perhaps he was making a connection with fatalism?

    To accept pain and disappointment against adversity, despite giving it your best efforts.

    There is a lot of nonsense written sometimes about...
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    Good points Tony. I found that I have become...

    Good points Tony.

    I found that I have become very selective in how I now use social media and the internet in general; ( FB to keep in touch with approved friends and for cheap visual linkups, a...
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    Chapter 4. Drinking with Hemingway, to anyone...

    Chapter 4.

    Drinking with Hemingway, to anyone who has read his cv, is not a pastime to be undertaken lightly; even more so when the latter had left his mortal state and had no fear of next day...
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    Love it.

    Love it.
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    Brought back memories of when I lived in Jamaica...

    Brought back memories of when I lived in Jamaica Tony.

    Well captured.
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    Bring the Thug onto Lit Net Forums buddy!!!! ...

    Bring the Thug onto Lit Net Forums buddy!!!!

    It would wake them up in the back pews.

    Best wishes
    M.
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    Saying 46. (7.11.21.) Jesus said, “From Adam...

    Saying 46. (7.11.21.)

    Jesus said, “From Adam to John the Baptist, among those born of women, no one is so much greater than John the Baptist that his eyes should not be averted. But I have said...
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    Very reflective. Enjoyed it so much.

    Very reflective. Enjoyed it so much.
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    Chapter 3. Arthur awoke on this hot Havana...

    Chapter 3.

    Arthur awoke on this hot Havana Wednesday morning in a state of still unfamiliar surroundings. He gradually achieved something like full consciousness in stages: the fan on the ceiling...
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    Dear All Thanks for your input into this...

    Dear All

    Thanks for your input into this thread. I think it's safe to say that there is no definitive conclusion. But then why should there be as the knowledge required has such a long way to go?...
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    As irrepressible, but as enjoyable as ever JB.

    As irrepressible, but as enjoyable as ever JB.
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    Has the Universe Always Existed?

    Has the Universe Always Existed?

    We have at the current juncture, two effective theories of the universe:

    1. Quantum physics, which is the framework underlying elementary particle physics,...
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    Some exciting prospects indeed my friend. I...

    Some exciting prospects indeed my friend.

    I never thought I would make it this far!!

    Best wishes.
    M.
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    Chapter 2. Arriving at the destination as the...

    Chapter 2.

    Arriving at the destination as the sun was beginning to set, the taxi driver knocked on the door of a building reminiscent of those that the Spanish colonialists brought to Havana in...
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    From time to time chinajon I click onto Gutenberg...

    From time to time chinajon I click onto Gutenberg to browse through less contemporary books that have in them the kind of elegance you refer to.

    As for teaching difficult students, I'm not...
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    Thank you my friend. This one has been brewing...

    Thank you my friend.

    This one has been brewing in my head for a long time, and getting that first chapter out of the blocks is always difficult.

    I honestly have no idea where it will go, but...
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    In Search of Hemingway.

    In Search of Hemingway.

    Chapter 1,

    If one is to believe the trite saying that “a journey is more important than arriving”, then any aspiring writer; unknown to the world and below the glossy...
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    Some great lines there. "shackled to words."...

    Some great lines there.

    "shackled to words." How many times have we felt that?

    "as contemporary shadows / in languid apathy / hover o'er their wake." Let that run around your brain for...
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    Imaginative, articulate, full of passion. ...

    Imaginative, articulate, full of passion.

    Loved it.

    Congratulations.
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    Hi Danik. I got the info from a source in...

    Hi Danik.

    I got the info from a source in Singapore, then checked it out. From what I can determine its not "fake news."

    On a different note I read Steve's piece today. That guy is so talented...
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    China perspective,

    CHINA PERSPECTIVE.

    We have for some time now been getting a lot of news regarding China. Most of this output focuses on it being: autocratic, secretive, bullying its neighbours, suppressing...
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    Charming nostalgia, with touches of wry humour. ...

    Charming nostalgia, with touches of wry humour.

    I'm reading Madame Bovary at the moment, and your tale reminded me of a sentence I came across this morning. i.e "his recent sensations blending...
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