Breakfast with Boethius (Book 5)

Coffee and bacon and Boethius, with a napping kitty on my lap. Time for some morning philosophy! Today, we’re finishing Book 5 of Consolation of PhilosophyContinue reading “Breakfast with Boethius (Book 5)”

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Breakfast with Boethius (Book 3)

Once again Boethius has joined us for breakfast. Coffee, a doughnut and/or bagel with cream cheese, and philosophy – for what more could one ask? Well, answers to life’s big questions, for a start . . .  Continue reading “Breakfast with Boethius (Book 3)”

Breakfast with Boethius (Book 2)

Welcome back! It’s day two of reading Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy while we enjoy a morning coffee. Here’s what stuck with me from Book 2 Continue reading “Breakfast with Boethius (Book 2)”

Breakfast with Boethius (Book 1)

This summer I’m reading through Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy. I don’t quite known why I put it off for so long; I’m enjoying it immensely and finding it quite accessible with the annotated version I bought. I thought I’d share with you a few choice lines from each of the five “books” in the work. Some words of wisdom (pun intended) to ponder over your morning coffee (or tea, or other drink of choice).  Continue reading “Breakfast with Boethius (Book 1)”

The Quotable Pratchett: The Shepherd’s Crown

No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away

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The Quotable Pratchett: Raising Steam

No one is actually dead until the ripples they cause in the world die away

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