john.reeves @ tryst-cottage.net
with Maureen & Archie, a citizen of
Mandeville, Buckinghamshire and of
Montedinove (AP), Le Marche, Italy
not actually me
though a trivial likeness has been commented upon by a few -
Morgante ( a dwarf at Cosimo Medici's court) - I'm at the bottom
of the page!
Images from My Italy 2005 - 2020
favourite articles, quotations
wonderful , mellifluous passage by Bertrand
Russell setting humanity, imho, firmly in its rightful place plus some
other quotations I treasure
quotations I like to keep
A marvellous piece by Loren Eiseley about man's solitude in the universe
A Declaration by John Stuart Mill
Confessions of a Heretic - viz Ray
A summary of Rethinking Life and Death by Peter
Singer (a most important book imho - read it)
Article - The Sanctity of Life by Peter Singer
(read him - what he says is important imho)
Dear Dr Laura
love poem, author unknown to me I'm
Great lines from Red Dwarf
On a Memorable Performance of
Spontini's La Vestale, by Bernard Levin
to Gladys laying into a car dealer
The repository for Old John's, world famous, Christmas Almanac - for aficionados only
age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful.
work at either extremity of life seems out of place.
midday the sun may burn, and men labour under it;
the morning and evening should be alike, calm and cheerful.
updated May 2022