- Although much of life as a
solicitor concerns admin, you do get to use your
grey matter on most days. When I retired, I
thought that I should keep my brain reasonably
active and so decided to indulge one of my
long-time interests - philosophy.
- I joined a
philosophy discussion group and I also started
to put down in writing some of the ideas that
had been going round in my head for some time.
The results are under the heading 'Philosophy'.
They're pretty straightforward and don't
assume any academic knowledge of philosophy to
- About a
year later, I decided to try to learn Italian.
In connection with that, I now write essays in
Italian - with more or less success - for discussion during the lessons. The English versions are on this web-site
under the heading 'A Point of View'. They deal with
life, the universe and everything. My
Italian teacher, Professor Letizia Gramaglia
of Warwick University is, fortunately, very
patient. She also tells me when she
thinks my ideas don't make as much sense as
they should! Some of the (corrected) Italian
versions are also on this site.
My retirement party