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I am reminded of Howard Roarke, the non-conformist architect in a novel written by Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead.

Funny, but sometimes I think of this fictional character as a real architect who bravely designed the first few glass and steel skyscrapers in New York City. 113 more words


The Fountainhead

When it is one of those days when you just sit by the window with a cup of tea and a book, curled up, in your most comfortable T-shirt and Pajamas, life seems worthwhile! 1,192 more words


#BookADayUK 25: Never finished it

Again, I’m going to deviate a little from today’s #BookADayUK prompt. This one’s a bit negative, isn’t it? Usually, I prefer not to talk about books I don’t like. 574 more words



I recently finished Atlas Shrugged (I listened to it on Audible – thank goodness my hands could be free to do something productive). I won’t go into detail about what I think of Ayn Rand except maybe that she was a selfish little rich girl with an amazing vocabulary. 324 more words

My Sketches And Paintings

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

  •  If one suffers in this world, it’s on account of error.
  • Three eternal qualities: Truth, Love, and Beauty
  • “You know that? And you say it like this?
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Bad Writing: The Six Horsemen of the Writepocalypse

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Want to become a better writer? Learn from bad writing: how to spot it, how to fix it and how to prevent the disease from happening in the first place. 1,664 more words

4 Writing Secrets Wednesday

Ayn Rand terug in de spotlights

In de 20ste eeuw was ze een begrip, Ayn Rand, een vrouw met een visie. De jaren ’60 worden gezien als haar hoogtepunt, mede door alle gedachteveranderingen in die tijd. 797 more words