Nu Couché au coussin Bleu, one of the finest examples of reclining nudes by Modigliani, 1916

Achievement

What does achievement mean? What have you achieved and by what standards will you be judged? Will you be found wanting and if so should you care?

Edge of the World

I wonder if this is what it felt like during the phoney war in 1939? A period of almost surrealistic calm before the horrors of world War II really began.

End Game

There is nothing more sobering than a great deal of time spent in a hospital with the critically ill. Nothing more rewarding either.