How to be Cool

Out at dinner with friends recently, I said something about a new cafe being nice but not ‘cool’. “Cool?” my friend asked, eyebrows heading north, “What does that even mean?” I looked down at my pint of foreign beer with logo-alligned glass and pondered. I was going to say “If you have to ask…” but it […]


In his best-selling book, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for His Hat, Oliver Sachs recounts many of the more bizarre cases of his long career as a clinical neurologist. And there is none more entertaining than the eponymous story of the man who failed to not only recognise his own wife as she sat […]