George and Mariacristina under a tree on Streatham Common

Days +36 to +39: Seizing the moment – gently

Carpe diem! Seize the day! It's clear that any reminder of one's mortality and the shortness of life is likely to prompt a desire to make the most of every day, every hour, every minute. Procrastinating is a dangerous habit – when the guarantee of a tomorrow gets weaker than ever, putting anything off would seem particularly churlish. All … Continue reading Days +36 to +39: Seizing the moment – gently