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Middlemarch Thoughts

“We learn to read Middlemarch in the probing light of James’ treatment; we then return to The Portrait of a Lady and come to recognise the transformative inflections of its source.” 315 more words

George Steiner

Top 10 Interesting Facts About Frédéric Chopin

By Austin Hennen Vigil 

Frédéric Chopin was a Polish music composer and pianist of the Romantic era who wrote mainly for the solo piano. He was born on March 1st, 1810 and grew up in Warsaw, Poland, and then lived in Paris for his adult life. 713 more words

Sheet Music Plus

How Flaubert developed his courage.

In the last few years, I’ve developed the habit of reading the autobiography of great writers. It provides insight into their methods of creation, more than their body of works alone. 317 more words


Morning Intention: Simplicity

“Simplicity is the most difficult thing to secure in this world.” (George Sand)

** Morning Intention: To remember that simplicity comes from letting things be complicated. 311 more words

Thought For the Day: The Only Real Happiness Is To Love and Be Loved

“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.”  –  George Sand 7 more words

Thought For The Day

All you need is love!

Hi there,

Love it or hate it Valentine’s Day is here again!

Whether you are a romantic at heart or not, all you need is love! 119 more words


Reclaiming the Streets

Flaneuse by Lauren Elkin

As an inveterate walker (I don’t drive…) I was naturally going to be attracted to a book that covered women and walking; especially one that promised a psychogeographical look, rather than marching around in trainers to get fit! 1,008 more words