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This week, I found out there are people who don’t know I’m a hopeless Zadie Smith fan. And, worse still, there are people who read books but do not know Zadie. 1,015 more words


On Beauty and Sociopaths

As an exercise I’ve decided to think through the connections of two texts I’ve recently read: Adam Kotsko’s Why We Love Sociopaths: A Guide to Late Capitalist Television… 1,180 more words

CR: On Beauty by Zadie Smith

So, your favourite piece of book blogging trash has returned! Following the elation, emotional rescue service and existential crisis of results day (no, I wasn’t expecting to write midnight essays on education either), I once again have the energy to  373 more words



Oil on canvas, 60 x 36 inches

Is intimacy a component of art? Is love universal regardless of same sex? How does a painter convey love? 8 more words


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Not another person in the world expresses love more beautifully that Newberry. Michael, I love you, man!

Embracing The Dark: On Loving My Skin.

Poetry is not my strongest suit. But, like most things that pique my interest, I gave it at least one or two attempts, just to know I can. 1,143 more words

Living Honest

Quote for Today: Zadie Smith

People talk about the happy quiet that can exist between two lovers, but this, too, was great; sitting between his sister and his brother, saying nothing, eating. 155 more words

Quote For Today

The Friday 56, #3 & Book Beginnings

Today, I’m going to participate in two similar book memes: The Friday 56 & Book Beginnings Friday.

The Friday 56 is hosted by Freda’s Voice… 373 more words

Books And Reading