One might fancy that day, the London day, was just beginning. Like a woman who had slipped off her print dress and white apron to array herself in blue and pearls, the day changed, put off stuff, took gauze, changed to evening, and with the same sigh of exhilaration that a woman breathes, tumbling petticoats on the floor, it too shed dust, heat, colour; the traffic thinned; motor cars, tinkling, darting, succeeded the lumber of vans; and here and there among the thick foliage of the squares an intense light hung. 62 more words
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Tomorrowland combines the backstage world of a children’s TV show with musings on grammar, parentheses and Virgina Woolf — a seemingly unlikely mix of cutthroat showbiz superficiality with wonderfully esoteric intellectualism that Neena Beber manages to make incredibly relevant to her story. 704 more words
My dissertation is on Virginia Woolf…and I’m really struggling with it!
Firstly, I cannot decide what I want to focus on. I’m really interested in her writing as autobiographical, especially in To the Lighthouse, the way she sets the novel in what was her favourite place as a child, Talland House. 115 more words
The classic French label Chloé is focusing on BFFs for its Fall/Winter ad images, but these are much more than just pretty pictures. They feature a touch of history as well. 290 more words