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drowning heavenly ecstasies, fervour, enthusiasm, sentimentalism

Below, how these good things – ecstasy, fervour, enthusiasm, sentimentalism – are discredited and drowned by ‘egotistical calculation.’ Can you imagine going to work and being ecstatic, fervent, enthusiastic and sentimental and lasting a day? 180 more words

Brave New World

How to battle a sugar slump: Tips for more energy

Life is all about balance. I learned that from my brother, Thomas, who has been incredibly healthy his whole life and is also in his first year of medical school (I GUESS that means he knows best). 819 more words

...colour what is called an iris

She watches her son fall
asleep again, on a fountain side
like a snowflake, built by god,
concentric drinks, purple
clothes on her arms, shabby vineyards, 61 more words

La Dolce Vita (1960): March Blind Spot

The Italian film of March was a toss up between The Bicycle Thief (1948), Cinema Paradiso (1988) and the one I eventually chose. A lot of superficial decision-making took place with this one, spouting thoughts like “Oh, I can’t be bothered with an old black and white film again that I will have to really concentrate to understand..” or “ 700 more words


Renew Regenerate Refresh Reflect Repeat

Who doesn’t love spring? Here in my desert mountain valley it definitely comes in like a multitude of roaring lions eager to tease a population longing for sunshine and warm weather. 355 more words

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 So, why is evil so sexy?  And good so profoundly unglamorous?  Why does virtue seem so boring?

 Regarding virtue:  the ancients believed the opposite to what we do.  

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Homemade Soft Pretzels

What’s not to love about a warm soft pretzel? Seriously though. They’re crisp on the outside, light and airy on the inside. I think one of the reasons I love soft pretzels is because I subconsciously connect them with shopping. 674 more words

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