always been a
big fan of Hermann Hesse, particularly
The Glass Bead Game (aka Magister Ludi). Many people have tried to
Hesse’s idea for the Glass Bead Game which aims to integrate
knowledge. This site—Hipbone
to be fairly successful and in the
true spirit of Hesse’s vision.
who has read PG
Wodehouse knows that his books are
some of the funniest in the English language. My favorite is Code of
Woosters, starring the inimitable Jeeves and goofy Bertie Wooster. Go
for a nice backgrounder on Wodehouse.
favorite TV show is
undoubtedly the Avengers,
particularly the Emma Peel series. Witty, full of adventure, and
shows are almost more topical now in the post-9/11 world than they were
1960s (except perhaps for the threat of the USSR). This is one of those
that just gets better with age. Take a chance and check it out either
local video store or by purchasing it at the Avengers website.
The New Zeland Film Archive