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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



“When one tugs at a single thing in nature,
he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”  John Muir

Silence requires a bit of solitude,

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On Presence


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


almostrational reblogged this on Almost Rational and commented:

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

Stillness and Nature

There is so much good in the world – why do we miss so much of it?

The poetry of John Muir below got me searching for some pics of Yosemite and I came across this absolutely stunning 3 min video below.   168 more words


Paying Attention To What Is Given

“Essence is the size of the sky.
It holds the body and
The mind as if they were
Rose petals in its hands.”  Wu Hsin… 84 more words


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

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