Tag: #books

Beginning?

“I don’t see how he can ever finish, if he doesn’t begin.” —Alice in Wonderland Chapter 9, The Mock Turtle’s Story It has been a while since my last post 🙂 Sometimes you need to pause everything and do what needs to be done, and I decided that it was time for me to begin…begin working on some…

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You do you

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”Phrynette Married by Marthe Troly After one year in lockdown, more and more people are proud of their incredibile achievements, using the time spent at home as an opportunity to do something that was always on their minds: learning a new language, writing a book, making bread. And obviously,…

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Never, never to forget

“To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never…

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Paying for your tears

“It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it’s called Life.”― Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent Another Sunday. Another Sunday starting and ending exactly in the same way as all Sundays in the last year. Boring, I know, but it is when you are bored that all sorts…

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In bloom

I am in awe of flowers.Not because of their colors,but because even though theyhave dirt in their roots,they still grow.They still bloom.D. Antoinette Foy I have always loved March: even if spring comes only at the end of the month, I have always considered it the “regrowth” month. It starts getting dark late, you can…

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To making mistakes

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something. So that’s my wish for you, and…

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Something red, something tasty

“There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain: Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. Keep rosemary by your garden gate. Add pepper to your mashed potatoes. Plant roses and lavender, for luck. Fall in love whenever you can.” ― Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic When it comes to following traditions, Italy takes…

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