Chekhov Letter to his Brother Nikolai

Chekhov Letter to his Brother Nikolai

  Anton Pavlovich Chekhov’s letter to his older brother Nikolai – which features his 8 Qualities of Cultured People – has done the rounds, but there’s no harm in sharing it again for any of you who may have missed it. I come back to it regularly, for it’s always an enjoyable read. It was penned in […]

Jobless

Jobless

  He thought to himself that there was no such thing. “There’s always a job to do,” he’d say. And he was right.   If ever a neighbour needed his talents, he was there: screwdriver, plug fuse, even door knob. He was right,   there always was a job to do. He’d been on his […]