I’m a person from Perth, Australia (that small suburban slice of it hanging onto the coast) and this is a collection of my ramblings and the interesting bits of books I’ve read.



my much-loved books
A Country Doctor’s Notebook – Mikhail Bulgakov
The Discourses / Enchiridion – Epictetus
The Recognitions – William Gaddis
Life and Fate – Vasily Grossman
Point Counter Point – Aldous Huxley
Goatperson, and other tales – Michael Leunig
One-Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Blood Meridian – Cormac McCarthy
Gormenghast – Mervyn Peake
War and Peace – Leo Tolstoy
Tao Te Ching – Lao Tzu
Infinite Jest – David Foster Wallace

my much-loved poets
e e cummings
Ted Hughes
Philip Larkin
William Butler Yeats

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