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  • In times of uncertainty, can we find solace in the shape of water?

    In times of uncertainty, can we find solace in the shape of water?0

    If there’s one thing guaranteed to mess with anyone’s sense of wellbeing it’s uncertainty. And it seems to me that these are especially uncertain times. As I walked over Battersea Bridge yesterday morning, with a head full of worry about things I can’t control – that bloody B-word, for a start – I saw that the

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  • How Albert Camus found solace in the absurdity of football

    How Albert Camus found solace in the absurdity of football0

    On 16 October 1957, Albert Camus was eating lunch at a restaurant in the heart of Paris’s Latin Quarter. Partway through the meal, a young man from his publisher’s office appeared. The young man dismissed the waiter, and informed Camus of what had just been announced on the radio: he was receiving the Nobel Prize

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