Sunday, December 21, 2008

Good Weekend..

I was going to title this post 'Links'; but I don't remember being able to find the articles  from the Good weekend on the SMH's website. But a couple of interesting reads, the first was about the authors resolution to buy any new books, and rather read the books she already owns. Thought that's a good resolution for me, to stop buying new books at least for the first half of the year - there's a lot of interesting ones to have a look at.

The other piece was 'Joy to the World'; the regular Christmas season article about money and happiness.The soundbyte of the article is that the key to feeling good; is to give and keep giving. Another few quote that hit me were, when 'God died, the GDP took over and economists became the new priests, and the second one from a Holocasut surivvor - Hermann Gruenwald - 'I have come to realise that during inhumane times, helping others makes as feel human again'.


  1. Yeah, I've resolved not to buy any more new books (or second-hand books) as well. I thought about not buying any more music or DVDs...but that one's hard :P

  2. Funnily enough, I think I'd find not buying new music pretty hard - but I should try finding a CD I haven't listen to in a while, and reacquaint myself with some 'old friends'.