Positive reflections in old age are an important part of personal fulfilment. Existentialism and Epicureanism are ready made concepts to guide you into it, unless you are part of the Forever Young Brigade!
The French wine appellation of Saumur-Champigny has been missing off my radar for at least 30 years, and I know this because it was 1987 when my last wine log record shows I drank a bottle! At that time I was mostly buying and drinking “well aged clarets” (red Bordeaux wines) so the lighter style … Continue reading Wine tasting with troglodytes ….. no pressure!
An ongoing series of short posts about schools of philosophy and individual thinkers through the ages. Some of them I briefly studied during my psychology degree, others I have considered more recently in retirement and old age. This is NOT a rigorous or academic treatise ..... but it might make you think! And remember, philosophy … Continue reading A Flummox of Philosophers!
Travels with Epicurus (Daniel Klein) A journey to a Greek island in search of an authentic old ageNot exactly a wine book or a book about wine tasting, but it DOES relate to our wine experiences so worth placing in this category. I have just reread it for the second time with a different focus … Continue reading Book Review: Travels With Epicurus
Time for those of us in old age to focus on Kairos and not Chronos; opportune time is much more significant if Chronos is running out!