Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Kindness of Strangers: Ramadan Mubarak

We arrived back in London last night, after a week of pilgrimage cum holiday travel in and around Assisi, Italy. By the time the jet’s wheels rolled on the tarmac, I’d been whining off and on for some hours about … Continue reading

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Too Big To Fail and Too Small to Matter: Don’t Go Back to Sleep!

(What follows is the text of a talk I gave to students last week at Hartnell College, Salinas, about why their educations matter.) Good afternoon and welcome to the final session of the 2015 Academic Expo at Hartnell College, a … Continue reading

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