Two quotes about failure, from Samuel Beckett and Stephen Spender.
He’s usually an entertaining read, despite his relentless talking-down of even incidental things (I’m not sure Zara Phillips’ Olympic horse can be described as a “sore-hoofed nag”). But, more and more, I wonder, “What does Iain Sinclair *want*? I know what he’s against, but what is he *for*?”
Not following football — the sport or the business — I enjoyed this article about how the leagues have changed, and the effect of vast sums of money flowing in and out of the clubs.
I wrote a brief bit about two quotes on failure: gyford.com/phil/writing/2…
@tamalw Very confusing with mailing lists.
Aha! Found the culprit in Mountain Lion Mail that confusingly “helps”: Preferences > Viewing > Include related messages. Uncheck.
It’s alarming how Mountain Lion Mail “cleverly” groups emails. eg, you reply off-list to someone and email appears in the same list’s view.
@tomtaylor Weird isn’t it. Took me a while to find that too. Surely there should be a “HERE ARE THE PARALYMPICS” button on the home page.