Category Archive: Miscellaneous musings

He said what?! Misquoting Einstein

It was Carl Jung who first posited the existence of psychological archetypes, innate elements of our collective unconscious that are so fundamental to the human mind, they are manifest in all cultures and… Continue reading

Is Conscious Uncoupling Paleo?

I haven’t always disliked Coldplay as much as I do now. At one time, there was an authenticity to their music. Even though they were complacent residents of the suburban front garden of… Continue reading

Sneak Preview from an upcoming post: Do you believe in life after WiFi?

Real Men are Post-Modern! Is there a crisis of masculinity?

I suppose I began to notice it a few years ago. I’m not sure if it was the increasing number of Fight Club quotes posted on facebook, by friends still clinging to the… Continue reading

Stockholm Syndrome: Learning to Love London

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” as Samuel Johnson famously once remarked. The underlying implication of this quote is that if one is not truly and utterly… Continue reading

Boats against the Current – 1920s Fashion Party

1920s Fashion Party Last weekend Yana and I hopped on the Silver Sturgeon and cruised the Thames for a 1920s Fashion Party. At first the resplendent 1920s fashion and regalia seemed an awkward… Continue reading

Am I the only one getting sick of these generic blog post formats?

O’ Captain, My Captain! Rest in Peace, Robin Williams 1951 – 2014

A firework of a man has gone out & the world truly feels darker today. What light! What energy! What sadness… Sometimes the brightest lights cast the darkest shadows. A candle has gone… Continue reading

For all you fans of Sci-Fi, Back to the Future and The Terminator…

Check out this really cool T-Shirt design. Okay, I admit it I’m a nerd for pop-culture mash ups. Call it my post-modern, bricolage of a childhood, but I love it, really funky and… Continue reading

He Said What? Top 5 Einstein Misquotations

The top 5 Einstein misquotations (Short version of the following post for all you sexy, busy people: https://thespicerackblog.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/he-said-what-top-5-einstein-misquotations/) 1. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting… Continue reading