The dishonesty of self-help

My English is fluent and practically perfect. My written English is less good but it still serves me well.   My English proficiency is a highly prized skill because the English language makes a decent claim to be the earth’s primary language. If Aliens ever do arrive, the attempted introductions are most likely to be…

Dominic Holland Bucks You Up

This week, the true horror of the word impotence struck me. I refer not to any marital failings but an equally grave scenario – my website went down. Anyone self-employed and with clobber to sell is completely beholden to the nerds who now run our world. On this subject – exciting news – a new…

The Book of Afformations by Noah St. John

Self help books anyone? I’ve got through many in my time and anyone who has read Eclipsed will understand why. It seems to me that  all self-help books are based on the same central premise. That we are a factor of our own thoughts. What we think of ourselves is what will transpire in our lives –…