Monthly Archives: April 2011

HOW TO BE HAPPY: the philosophy of David Pearce

David Pearce is an Oxford philosopher who propounds a form of Negative Utilitarianism. He is a prolific writer but does not appear to have published any works (in print), however his texts can be found online at hedweb.com and at … Continue reading

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THE WIND IN THE TREES

The wind russles in the leaves. I feel the cool spring breeze gently caress my face. I am alive, a part of nature. I want to be taken up by the wind, to fly away into the sky and be … Continue reading

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CAN TRAUMATIC MEMORIES BE ERASED?

The latest issue of the kurzweilai.net newsletter contains an article entitled “Can traumatic memories be erased?” which reads as follows “Life scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles, have discovered that long-term memory in the marine snail can be … Continue reading

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THE DEMISE OF THE TYPEWRITER

I was intrigued and a little sad to read that one of the last remaining manufacturers of typewriters is to cease production (see http://www.kurzweilai.net/passing-of-the-typewriter?utm_source=KurzweilAI+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=f95da126f9-UA-946742-1&utm_medium=email). At the age of 42 I am old enough to remember when typewriters could be heard, … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL SLAVERY MUSEUM LIVERPOOL

On 26 April I wrote about my visit to Woolton Village, in Liverpool and the nearby woods (see http://kevin-morris.co.uk/2011/04/26/returning-to-my-roots/).  While in Liverpool I also visited the International Slavery Museum (see http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ism/) which is located at the Albert Dock, a leisure … Continue reading

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RETURNING TO MY ROOTS

Over the Easter break I visited my mum, in the city of my birth, Liverpool. While there I revisited many old haunts including Woolton Woods, a spot which I’d frequently visited with my grandfather. As I walked with my mum … Continue reading

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NO NEW POSTS FROM 21-26 APRIL 2011

I won’t be posting from tomorrow (21 April 2011) but will return (with a vengence) on or around 27 April so you haven’t got rid of me that easily …! Happy Easter to you all. Kevin

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