Top Ten Books That Have Been On My TBR the Longest

Top Ten Books
That Have Been On My TBR
the Longest

TTT for February 6, 2018 I’m simply putting here the 10 oldest books on my Goodreads TBR, we are going back here to June 2011! 72 more words

Why Did Mario Punch Gabriel?

My daughter came down to dinner the other day and by way of initiating conversation (it was the first time I saw her that day), asked me, “Did you know that Mario Vargas Llosa punched Gabriel García Márquez?” As this probably strikes you as an odd conversation starter on meeting up, I should explain that she does A-level Spanish and they are reading… 412 more words


Gabito's yellow butterflies and Ursula's thirty-six eggs

So I got a tattoo.

The plan, like all tattoo plans was made 5 years ago. I’m grateful for the 5-year-gap because I’m not sure Spider Man is an ideal tattoo for a 29-year-old woman. 635 more words


One must not believe demons even when they speak the truth.

-Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Of Love and Other Demons


“I Only Came To Use The Phone” by Gabriel García Márquez

‘Then she clung to her husband’s neck, screaming like a real madwoman.’

This is the first short story I ever read. I had an inspiring teacher at school who introduced me to Marquez. 86 more words

Holly Dawson

Today's Quote on Pursuing Dreams

Today’s Quote on Pursuing Dreams

It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez


A Luz é Como a Água

No Natal os meninos tornaram a pedir um barco a remos.

— De acordo — disse o pai —, vamos comprá-lo quando voltarmos a Cartagena. 1,171 more words

Short Stories