Monthly Archives: October 2012

Jealousy and Envy

Anyone who knows me well will be aware of a little obsession I have with maintaining (or reestablishing) the distinction between Jealousy and Envy. If fact, you don’t have to know me well to be aware of it, because I’ll … Continue reading

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The Arrival

On Sunday we had another girl. Her name is Kate. I am in a sublime state of shock. I figure that the arrival of a newborn gives me two options re my blog in the next few months. The first … Continue reading

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Gay chess

I just had a sudden and unexpected pang of grief for the fact that I will never have a son. I was walking home and reading ‘The Yiddish Policemen’s Union’ by Michael Chabon (my writer of the moment), when I … Continue reading

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