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It’s the weekend! Let’s make the most of it.

Angelica Huston and Sofia Coppola chat about working with their dads. (NYTIMES)

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The Mind’s Eye: Oliver Sacks


On February 19, 2015, Oliver Sacks published an op ed in the NY Times about his terminal cancer.  Many of you will have heard of Dr. 1,126 more words

Vision Developement

Elsewhere in the Palliverse - Weekend Reads

Has anyone watched Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal series for Frontline in the US? There’s also a selection of shorter videos at the Frontline YouTube page, like the one above. 169 more words


Choroidal melanoma: a disease with an "irrational" behaviour

Recently Dr.Oliver Sacks, a very well Known neurologist and a prolific writter announced that he has been diagnosed of liver metastases from choroidal melanoma. His letter in internet had been shared thousands of times because is full of gratitude, emotion and inspiration for all of us. 175 more words


Thursday's Thought of the Day

“My religion is nature. That’s what arouses those feelings of wonder and mysticism and gratitude in me.”

~ Oliver Sacks

Thought Of The Day

Learning He Has Terminal Cancer: Oliver Sacks

Learning He Has Terminal Cancer: Oliver Sacks

A Month ago, I felt that I was in good health, even robust health.

At 81, I still swim a mile a day. 891 more words