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From the Gutter, the Stars Shine Brilliant

Oscar Wilde wrote, “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

While literary critics have pondered the meaning of that provocative line, anyone pursuing spirituality in recovery knows immediately – and with great personal empathy – exactly what Wilde was saying: Even in the roughest storm of life, we can see the startling beauty of the heavens. 201 more words

Spiritual Light

Beauty is in the Breakdown

A Brief History and Discussion on Aestheticism

There’s no doubt that when one thinks of aestheticism, one thinks, hears, feels, ‘beauty.’ Indeed, when a work of art is presented, ‘beauty’ is always on the tip of one’s tongue and on everyone’s mind. 1,210 more words

Literature

Who are you?

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

Oscar Wilde

Self

Quote of the Day

It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.

—Oscar Wilde

Manners

"An egg is always an adventure; the next one may be different." Oscar Wilde

My favourite cookbook begins with how to cook eggs so it seemed an appropriate way to start my own adventure exploring more about food, cooking and most importantly, eating. 472 more words

Boiled Egg

A Saturday Jaunt to Bath

We heard that The Bookshop Band would be playing at a free seasonal concert on Saturday night, so on something of a whim we planned a daytrip to Bath. 667 more words

Literary Travels