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Art as Therapy

It has been quiet around Art at heart for the last six months or so. Not because I stopped attending events and exhibitions, but because… 492 more words

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The Architecture of Happiness, Alain de Botton

Whether or not this is a book about architecture is, perhaps, debatable. Whilst it looks at architecture, the subject is more of a leitmotif from which De Botton looks to philosophy, psychology, and anything else that tickles his fancy as he writes. 2,699 more words


What are you doing on the weekend?

Remember when you’d say goodbye to your colleagues on Friday, secure in the knowledge that two days of rest stretched before you and that you wouldn’t have to do any work until Monday, or even think about it? 895 more words


The art of slimming

Are you in a wintry rut? Sitting in your little corner: fat, demotivated and glum. If you’ve given exercise its chance, and it’s too cold to diet, try Art. 276 more words


How Proust Can Change Your Life by Alain De Botton

Here’s my second instalment for the blogging event Paris in July 2014.


You must have heard of this book by a Swiss-born Brit writing about a French novelist called Proust. 979 more words


Het Nieuws. Een gebruiksaanwijzing. | HVV

In zijn laatste boek brengt Alain de Botton ons zijn filosofische beschouwingen over ‘Het Nieuws’.
Het belang van het nieuws in de maatschappij van vandaag kan moeilijk overschat worden. 192 more words


Happiness in marriage- how we end up marrying the wrong people

Happiness in marriage and relationships is one of the big components of being happy overall. However there is not much practical and smart literature on the subject. 328 more words