.. is this a special moment, a turning point perhaps?
...after finding a flat near to parts of the heath where i seldom go... is this goodbye to the views and scenes and ambience of this southwest side before i move to the northwest.?
who was he? the seat is dedicated to him. Can i find his writings*? Are they perhaps neglected, but interesting? He died aged 64 and was 29 in 1952 when he might well have done his main (or most formative) work. I shall try to find his writings**.
in memory of John Tucker, philosopher,
12.3.1923 - 22.12.1987
...and when i turn round i see a blue-grey-golden sunset behind me, such as one might expect at the end of a romantic movie of the 1930s, 40s, or 50s...
**There is a theory that, just before the age of 30, many people do their best, or formative, work. I can't remember where i learnt of it (or if, perhaps, i invented it) but i often find, in reading chronologies of the lives of writers, that they do indeed publish their most notable works at about the age of 29 (but i've not tried to test this theory systematically). (My theory of automation appeared early in 1957 before my 30th birthday and i often think it is my best work. The text is in the internet and everyone, pages 79-103.)
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