Happiness as Anarchy #363: Walking & talking

Walking is a wonderful way to sort out ideas. I have solved many more problems while walking than I have sitting at my desk. In fact, most of the tricky bits in my PhD were nutted out that way. The walking phase is now embedded into my intellectual process and, although I may appear to… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #363: Walking & talking

Happiness as Anarchy #328: Cooking smells

When taking a walk at dinner time in suburbia one’s nose is greeted with all kinds of smells wafting from people’s kitchens. Onions and garlic being gently sautéed, steak frying, a whiff of curry, vegetable soup bubbling on the stove. In the fading light of dusk it is an olfactory adventure full of aromatic surprises.