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The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar was one of those fantastic devour-in-a-whole-day reads and was a piece of writing that really resonated with me at the time when I read it. 375 more words


All the Lives I Won't Live

“I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked.

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Why April is the cruelest month

For T. S. Eliot, it’s simple. Because April means rebirth.

April is the cruelest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring… 409 more words

Lit Crit

TILL WORDS DO US PART, by Leila Samarrai

by Leila Samarrai

Contemplations from the grave

The place of action is a grave deeply dug within the architectonic of Père Lachaise. 6,778 more words


Thought of the day - Sylvia Plath


“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” 

~ Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath


Celebrate YOU! – by Denise
Authentic Life

Organisation and Avoiding Poverty - 'The List' Part Une

In my steely determination to not have my move to London end up like a verse from ‘Old Main Drag’ (By The Pogues for those who don’t know, link at the bottom!) I’ve been adding to my master list in my trusty organiser. 738 more words