Sunday 26 February 2017

Was it a vision, or a waking dream?

Sean Lemass: 'true prophet' regarding our rising tide of debt
Sean Lemass: 'true prophet' regarding our rising tide of debt

•I understand that sitting under a tree or in a bathtub, wonderful thoughts can occur. I'm thinking of Mr Newton, and his law of gravity; or Archimedes trying to find the soap when the whole theory of displacement came upon him.

Personally, I find the bar stool most conducive to blinding epiphanies.

The interval between catching the barman's eye and the settling of a pint before imbibing has expanded my consciousness beyond the outer limits; and that, before even a drop is taken.

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