Luxury and the gifted do not always sit comfortably together. We are intense. We are obsessive. Our work ethic can make us dismissive of others. Especially others whose casual ease with luxury can seem a moral insult. Yet by denying ourselves the same ease we also deny ourselves some access to love and perhaps to […]
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I watched the oh-so-gifted Usain Bolt shatter his own 100m world record this morning. The extraordinary beauty of his movement as he went into top speed was breathtaking. Keats might not have been there to see it but this is surely what he meant when he wrote: ‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all Ye […]