Happiness as Anarchy #325: On Language and Love

TED is brilliant. I love good presenters and odd topics and fifteen minute talks. Last night I watched Mandy Len Catron talk about the language we use to describe love. We liken love to madness or combat, and consider it something that happens to us. She challenges that notion, presenting a different perspective that favours… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #325: On Language and Love

Happiness as Anarchy #212: Palindrome

Palindromes sit so nicely on the page, pleasing to the eye. It’s a nice number 212 – binary, yet a trio, two big ones embracing a small one, mirror image, backwards forwards, inverse reverse, perverse … whatever symbolism you find in that little symmetrical abstract representation of numbers. My favourite English palindrome is ‘Madam’.