Tag Archives: Oscar Wilde

Running to stand still*

Much as I loath it when anyone answers ‘How are you?’ with ‘Busy’, I have to confess that for the past few weeks, I’ve been overcommitted. I don’t make a habit of it. Not only am I a recovered workaholic, … Continue reading

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Walk on the Wilde side

To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable — Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde disdained walking and travelled between his favourite London haunts … Continue reading

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