Home #Blue Nib Issues Issue 40 | December 2019 | What We Learnt From Vitruvian Man by Joe Williams

What We Learnt From Vitruvian Man by Joe Williams

When Dad said he was going to learn to fly, we all assumed he meant in a plane. He was saying it for months, after he’d announced he was going to retire at the end of the year, any time someone asked what he was going to do with the rest of his life. Mum bought him lessons for Christmas. He never used them.

At first he spent his days shut in the bedroom. We could hear him tapping at the laptop keyboard behind the closed door. He stuck to his old work routine, minus the commuting, working nin...

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