Thought #17. A companionable friend.

I soothe myself by having a warm and mind-refreshing bath. Far from agitation and disturbance, far from annoyances and other niggling thoughts, I do my own thing. Sometimes, especially in the past, I would feel as if I was an alien. Not now, not today, maybe not even...

Thought #7. Bach’s Goldberg Variations.

Had I been invited to choose my Desert Island Disc, I would have undoubtedly gone for Bach’s Goldberg Variations. By no stretch of the imagination could I have picked other than the 1981 Glenn Gould recording of them. Glenn Gould was not fond of live...