There’s a C.S.Lewis essay entitled “On the Reading of Old Books”, the thrust of which is that, with so much reading matter to choose from these days, a good basis for selecting which books to read is whether or not they have stood the test of time. Since reading that, I have tried to alternate. Roughly speaking, for every book I read which was written in my lifetime, I read one which was not.
Now have a look at Stuart Husband on the joys of having a Late Adoptive Personality. As my friends and family would tell you, this is totally unlike me. But you see, I’m just being balanced once again. For every technology I use which has not been trendy in the last 6 months, I try to use one which has!