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270215 Book-buying Endeavours

As an English student, naturally I am a lover of books. Some might say an excessive and very unhealthy love of books… but that’s another story. 373 more words


“The reality of art is the reality of imagination.” – Jeanette Winterson, from  Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery


She arches her body....

She arches her body like a cat on a stretch. She nuzzles her cunt into my face like a filly at the gate. She smells of the sea. 53 more words


The Stranger in the Mirror

The Stranger in the Mirror – A Memoir of Middle Age
By Jane Shilling
Vintage Books – £9.99

The Independent referred to this book as ‘dashingly cavalier and artfully artless,’ which I guess it is. 533 more words


paris, solo

WHAT can you say about a city so renown in story, song and legend as Paris? Well, that’s the point, isn’t it – it’s your perspective, not a neutral travel guide. 1,217 more words

Mental Health

Jeanette Winterson on the transforming power of art

“Visual artists do the looking on our behalf in the same way as religious orders used to pray on our behalf. The looking of the artist’s eye creates an object that we in turn pay attention to, because we know you have to look at art. 107 more words


Sunday Quotes - Risk

Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others … Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth. 78 more words