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Nocturnes

I’m not going to pull a quote from this book because my quotes would all be too long and really you ought to read the whole thing, not just a small part of it. 119 more words

Literary Quotes

Nocturnes: Short Review

Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall is a set of short stories by Kazuo Ishiguro, and it was published in 2009.

Praise:

“A lovely, clever book about the passage of time and the soaring notes that make its journey worthwhile.” 224 more words

Books

St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Cathedral

Inside, on Sunday mornings, God feels lonely as the prayers of the sparse congregation echo around the walls. English Catholicism diminishes, and the faith is only kept alive by the influx of Eastern Europeans. 33 more words

Photography

Bad Things

Bad things, like nightmares, like monsters, like demons, like pain. Like crime, undiagnosed and forgotten, or grief, partially healed but ever present, or absence, like a splinter you could never squeeze out and is now somewhere too deep for you to reach. 353 more words

Life

Dissolving into Chopin's Nocturnes

I imagine myself wandering over a frozen plain in a winter night, the stars twinkling above me, the moon light being reflected by the snow. Everything around me bathes in a blueish light and the leafless trees cast long, sharp shadows on the ground. 328 more words

France (19th Century)