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Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
~ Auden

Living Simply

Wrestliana - Harold Bloom

This kill-your-darling from Wrestliana is about the American literary critic Harold Bloom.

In A Map of Misreading and The Anxiety of Influence, Bloom puts forward a theory of how writers come to be the writers they are. 817 more words


Larchfield by Polly Clark

Books and Socks is back! After a 9 months hiatus, I have decided to re-start the blog with reviewing two books I enjoyed in the last year and which have just been released in paperback. 422 more words

Love One Another

Spring is such a hopeful time. I don’t have any other observations about it at the moment but I just had to say. I spent a little time meandering in parks this week, and several times noticed how late the light was lingering in the evenings. 568 more words

Day 6: "Funeral Blues"

“Funeral Blues”

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum… 467 more words


'I Tried Naked Yoga And Here’s What Happened'

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Pieter Bruegel Sr. Landscape and the fall of Icarus

Pieter Bruegel senior is one of my favorite artists. He is considered one of the most important Dutch painters. Living through the sixteenth century, his primary inspirations were landscapes and the life of the everyday peasant. 352 more words