In Praise of the Flask

Simon Western
13 min readAug 25, 2020

Emancipate yourself with flask-time

Simon Western 2020

To cite: Western S. (2020) “In Praise of the Flask” Academia.edu https://birkbeck.academia.edu/SimonWestern

Abstract

This short essay explores the art of living the good life through the lens of the thermos flask. Internalised as a childhood ‘good object’ that represented happy times- family

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Simon Western

Executive coach, academic, author, psychotherapist. Thought leader: Eco-leadership, eco-coaching & social change. Informed by psychoanalysis & critical theory