Essay on My Hobby. In this age of materialism, worries, and anxieties, man remains busy from dawn to dusk. After his day’s rat race, he wants to relax and restore himself and soothe his taut nerves. If he does not relax, his life can become dull and he himself can become peevish. William Davies mourns such a way of man’s life in this way. What is this life, full of care. We have no time to.