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Virginia Woolf – Art, Life & Vision

“Painting and writing have much to tell eachother”

This quote was on one of the walls in the exhibition, and I absolutely loved it. As a Fine Art and English Literature student it had a particular resonance with me showing how one influences the other. 278 more words

Quote of the day: Virginia Woolf, “A Room of One's Own”

Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.

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Food for Thought: 12 Feminist Quotes.

Though each of these statements deserve an article of their own, I was just too eager to share them all.

These men and women have graciously shared their wisdom with the world. 401 more words


“It is a thousand pities never to say what one feels.”
Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway


Review: White Teeth by Zadie Smith

It’s been a while since my last post, yes, that is true. I’ve been having a busy (and not particularly pleasant) summer, but this is not going to be about the stresses of my own life, but about the enjoyable occasional breaks I’ve taken from it over the last fortnight as I slowly read  Zadie Smith’s… 586 more words

Book Review

Alfred & Emily--Doris Lessing (2008)

I came to Doris Lessing’s final book, the genre-defying Alfred & Emily, through Roberta Rubenstein’s consideration of it in her recent book Literary Half-Lives… 1,909 more words

Restructuring and organising

Good morning! 

There has been an increase in traffic on the blog over the past few weeks. Thank you to all who have visited, read, shared and commented. 249 more words