Boring Of Fire. Or, The Tedium Is The Message.

“She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasn’t boring.” Zelda Fitzgerald “I am never bored; to be bored is an insult to one’s self.”  Jules Renard “Is life not a thousand times too short for us to bore ourselves?” Friedrich Nietzsche I’m always hearing how it’s only boring people who get bored.  I don’t…

Goethe Hell! Or, If You Don’t Know Ennui By Now.

“Know thyself? If I knew myself I would run away.” Goethe. I love Goethe because it’s The Sorrows of Young Werther that I turned to whenever I was returned to Dumpsville: population Middlerabbit.  There’s nothing like a bit of self-pity and moping, is there?  Not that this is about being dumped again because it’s not….