Imagination violates every law of “reality” as the mortal world defines it. It transcends every law of time and space, and of magnitude and mass. They lead us to a world beyond this one.
When you get together with childhood friends, for example, there’s an intimacy that you instantly have because you share something really profound in your past. There’s a shortcut to emotional intimacy if you share your past with somebody. It’s really empowering when you’re reunited with people who share that.
You’ve ever been to London before you don’t need me to tell you that it’s a sprawling and expensive city. But that shouldn’t put you off coming. There are many ways to hack London, in particular the labyrinthine transport system, and come out the end with a smug grin and a wallet that isn’t completely drained. It has been this writer’s life quest to discover the city’s travel hacks, which have been written down for your benefit.