The Necessary Philosopher

Month: November, 2005

Checked Out of Hotel Mum and Dad

There comes a time in a person’s life when you move out and build your own nest. Today was that day for Joan and I. It feels strange thinking that I’ve finally checked out of Hotel Mum and Dad. Unlike some people who end up moving house once every few years, I’ve lived in the […]

Time for Work & Time for Play

I realised with dismay the other day that I seem to be living my life upside down. It feels as if I spend an inordinate amount of time each day working instead of spending time with my wife. It’s a sucky feeling.

Bad Signs

Reading signs can sometimes be a hoot 🙂

Evolution in the Bible, says Vatican

I never thought this day would come… THE Vatican has issued a stout defence of Charles Darwin, voicing strong criticism of Christian fundamentalists who reject his theory of evolution and interpret the biblical account of creation literally. Full Article

Our Watchdog on Duty

Don’t be fooled. He’s just pretending to sleep to catch intruders unaware.


Yesterday evening.

Sick at Work

Sick at work. Not sick of work 😉 Not yet anyway. My throat still hurts a bit and I’m sniffling non-stop as if my dog died. Needless to say, I’m not pleased to be at work at all. 🙁

Crazy things

These days there are very few things that would motivate me enough to start blogging. Needless to say, all of them have to do with some form of dissatisfaction with the world. 1) Our new house Getting started living on our own is very expensive. If not for the generosity of our parents and the […]

Flu Blues

I’m down with the flu again for the 2nd time this month. What a downer. In a totally unrelated incident, our poor 50mm lens got badly injured this morning when my camera tumbled off the chair onto the floor. I think it must have landed on the lens because the lens cover was jammed into […]