Ennui et Ikigai

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Let’s start at the beginning, and identify what these feelings are first. Two foreign words, crept like so many into common English usage. One from our closest neighbour and oldest rival, and one from the Far East. Testament to a european history of internal conflict, exploration, and exploitation, here they are in our minds and […]

Jazzy Socks

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We’ve all seen them on the train, proliferating more and more throughout the last decade, no one’s really sure how it all started, but I’m not going to address the how, I’m going to address the why. I am of course referring to Jazzy Socks, specifically the type adorning many middle aged men. The rise […]