The Speed of Dark reveals how the author, his mother the daughter of the French Rothschild banking dynasty and his father a world-renowned cellist, broke the chain of his lineage of art, music and banking to establish an important career in science.
Following on from the successful publication by Austin Macauley of his work streets ahead, the author decided to create a follow-up work which draws attention to works of art depicting individuals engaged in their professional employment, he was reared in a Calvinist society, where such activity was the norm.
This book contains 38 separate articles which are about culture. By culture I mean everything about human behaviour which is arbitrary. Language is one aspect of culture and there is a set of articles about this and its curiosities. The second set are generally speculative and often indicate some potential for useful change.
Dare to dream. Dare to be yourself. Allow imagination to soar above opposition along your path to creativity. Be inspired by Josef on his wood carving journey to find the spirit within the wood and himself.