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"I have been-and always will be-your friend" ~ Spock

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I fell in love with him during the episode; “This side of Paradise”, when he himself fell in love.

I was 10. 596 more words

Just Life

Tender is the Night, by F. Scott Fitzgerald

From the opening page, Tender is the Night plops you down in the world of rich people and those who are allowed to cavort with rich people. 1,711 more words

Book

“Don’t let yourself feel worthless; often through life you will really be at your worst when you seem to think best of yourself; and don’t worry about losing your “personality,” as you persist in calling it; at fifteen you had the radiance of early morning, at twenty you will begin to have the melancholy brilliance of the moon, and when you are my age you will give out, as I do, the genial golden warmth of 4 P.M.”

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Books

This Side of Paradise

Book: This Side of Paradise

Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Series: None

Format: Paperback

Rating: 4 Stars

Synopsis: (Taken from Goodreads) Fitzgerald’s first novel, This Side of Paradise… 528 more words

Book Reviews

Reviews to Come - January 23, 2015

Every once in awhile I am going to share some of the reviews that I have coming up on this blog. This list comes from the books I am currently reading, and the books I plan on reading next. 89 more words

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Sincerely, F. Scott Fitzgerald

I discovered this recently, it’s a BBC show from a couple of years back that isn’t currently available on iPlayer – but it IS on Youtube, though divided into four parts. 8 more words

Writing

Still not Charlie, and a note on terrorism

Regrettably, we have turned what should have been a discussion about terrorism, into a never-ending debate about freedom of expression. So while I hate to perpetuate it, another question comes to mind – how is it that freedom of expression is defended so clamorously in a country where people are legally forbidden to freely express their religion in public spaces and schools? 489 more words

This Side Of Paradise