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Rosie Steels #2

Previously on Rosie Steels:  Carefully, I let the drawer slide open. But before I can grab what I’ve been looking for for the past few days, I hear footsteps. 545 more words

Adventure

- The Hours -

I often found “The Hours” very comfortable, I can either watch it seriously or put it as a background scenes when writing for my story. My partner claimed that must be Philip Glass’s music made me feel that sense of comfort, but I guess the film itself kinda related to my mental state. 315 more words

Theatre

"It's like Virginia and Leonard have just popped out."

This is what a room steward said to me in the sitting room of Monk’s House, the country home of Virginia and Leonard Woolf. She is completely right. 343 more words

Books

inordinately long

“When a man has reached the age of thirty, as Orlando now had, time when he is thinking becomes inordinately long; time when he is doing becomes inordinately short.”

— Virginia Woolf, Orlando

Literature

others to poetry

“Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I go to my friends, I to my own heart, I to seek among phrases and fragments something unbroken – I to whom there is not beauty enough in moon or tree; to whom the touch of one person with another is all, yet who cannot grasp even that, who am so imperfect, so weak, so unspeakably lonely.”

— Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Literature

This is poetry if we do not write it

“It is better to look at a rose, or to read Shakespeare as I read him here in Shaftesbury Avenue. Here’s the fool, here’s the villain, here in a car comes Cleopatra, burning on her barge. 85 more words

Literature

My Room with a View

Dear nature (Mother Nature, source, God, the universe, all that exists around me).

I have 295 more words

Lifestyle