Slow Season’s Greetings

Japanese Winter Scene
Negishi, woodblock, public domain image

Dear Member:

Whether you’re painting yourself blue and dancing nude around a mid-winter bonfire, or chopping down trees and hanging sparkly things on them, all of us at the Institute wish you a slow and sophisticated holiday.

Keeping to the Slow Way at this time of year can be a challenge. People are in a hurry. If rushaholism is not treated correctly, it can lead to gettingthingsdoneits. In Heather Braithwaite’s book, Your Slow Self, she advises: take a moment for yourself; be quiet, breathe, and relax.

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Should golf be legal?

lady golferRompshire County Council met in Dampford Town Hall on Friday to propose lifting the ban on golf.

Chief Inspector Roger Fumble of the Rompshire Constabulary believes responsible golfing among consenting adults should be legal throughout the County of Rompshire.

Recent polls have shown that attitudes are changing and opposition to golf is declining.

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Help wanted: professional vacationer

Responsibilities:

Vacation in secluded tropical islands, castles in the mountains, and sumptuous estates.ship

Report on your vacation by postcard at three-month intervals.

Travel slowly by  yacht, sedan chair, or elephant. However, occasionally you may have to suffer flying by private airplane.

Delegate any unpalatable social events or over energetic activities to one of your immediate staff.

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