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because of dust

i examine the thoughtful and thoughtless words i manage to release. i sit back -ponder, who taught me to vacuum?

Sympathy, combined with a need to empty the dust bin, i sweep words recklessly onto… 181 more words


Thursday Quote Day: A.A. Milne

This week’s “Thursday Quote Day” features a quote from author A.A. Milne:

“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” (A.A. Milne)

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The manufacturers of worlds

For the last few days, as part of a deliberate break from writing, I’ve been browsing contentedly through my favorite book, The Annotated Sherlock Holmes… 1,257 more words


More than words: The V&A’s multi-sensory celebration of Pooh

Pooh-sticks bridge, Winnie the Pooh: Exploring a Classic, V&A © Phillipa Ellis Arts Aloud

Back in October half-term, for the first time ever, we made the long but eagerly awaited journey to the… 736 more words


How Winnie the Pooh's illustrator helped A.A. Milne draw out the bear we all know

Martin Salisbury, Anglia Ruskin University

In children’s literature, a small number of classics are remembered for their illustrations as much as they are for the author’s words. 830 more words


"Deeply Satisfying"

I came across a gathering of writerly words that I wanted to share with you:

“Let each day’s work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition.”         William Osler… 279 more words

Cryptoquote Spoiler - 11/30/17

“Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.”   —   A. A. Milne… 67 more words