“I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet.
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One of the benefits of working in a second-hand bookshop is that on occasion a dusty old friend appears in the form of a much-loved book from my childhood. 639 more words
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The Secret Life of Sahara
Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.
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Henry Graham Greene, OM, CH (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991) was an English novelist and author regarded as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. 73 more words
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1187 Siege of Jerusalem: Saladin captured Jerusalem after 88 years of Crusader rule.
1263 The battle of Largs between Norwegians and Scots.
1535 Jacques Cartier… 600 more words
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I’ve been looking at Mankiewicz, Joseph L, as the New York Film Fest is doing a retrospective and I was asked to write something for The Forgotten, which you can read about on Thursday. 312 more words
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Privileged Syntactic Argument
I finished reading The Human Factor by Graham Greene last week. Here are a few thoughts inspired by the book.
“East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet”, says Kipling famously. 1,206 more words