My literary tastes favour non-fiction. Which means I do not read Norman Lebrecht's blog. But a regular reader sent me a link to the latest Slipped Disc. It reminded me of the following story.
A French Catholic priest in his nineties was asked what, in seven decades of listening to confession, he had learnt about the human heart. Nothing, he at first replied. Then, having reflected, he vouchsafed, "There is one thing: fundamentally, there are no grown ups."
Story comes from Going Buddhist by Peter J Conradi. If you share my literary tastes you will enjoy it. Winter scene in France is (c) On An Overgrown Path 2010. Report broken links, missing images and errors to - overgrownpath at hotmail dot co dot uk Also on Facebook and Twitter .