A Note On Kindness and The Night Of No Sleep

Here is one of my favourite quotes:

Henry James said: “Three things in life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be kind.”

I write this because, as I stare blearily at the screen, there is no doubt in my body or mind that I have had less than an hours sleep. This is not because I was up indulging in some all-night-long nookie (in which case I would not blog about – at most I would high-five someone) or catching up with yet another LSJ deadline. I had in fact actually put myself to bed before 11, desperate for a chance to catch up on some sleep and delighted at the opportunity to do so. Continue reading

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