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Reblogging: Three Day Quote challenge: Day 3 Joy, Creativity and Money

RICHARD WAGNER on Joy, Creativity and Money. I decided to go off the deep end, and post three quotes by Richard Wagner, the composer best known for the wrong reasons. Notorious for his anti-Semitism and for his most improbably complex … Continue reading

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Reblogging: Three Day Quote Challenge: Day 2 “on living a good life”

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” “It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.” “Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to … Continue reading

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Reblogging: Three Day Quote Challenge – Day 1 “on reading and writing”

This is a reblog from December 17, 2015.  I’m in the throes of pre-vacation, so apologies for not working up the inspiration for fresh quotes – though I do stand by these! This time round, the challenge was sent to … Continue reading

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Three Day Quote challenge: Day 3 Quotes by Richard Wagner

RICHARD WAGNER on joy, creativity, society and … money. I’ve decided to go off the deep end today, and post quotes by Richard Wagner, the composer best known for the wrong reasons. Notorious for his anti-Semitism and for his most … Continue reading

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Three Day Quote Challenge: Day 2 “on living a good life”

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” “It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.” “Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to … Continue reading

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Three Day Quote Challenge : Day 1 “on reading and writing”

The challenge was sent to me by Saloni at Vintage Sapience: check out the blog that has unusual art, aesthetics and poems! I’ve focused on “reading and writing” today. The Challenge rules: post for 3 consecutive days you can pick … Continue reading

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Reading in different languages

The nasty toddlers in the British nursery school in Paris never found out they did me a favour. The vaguely Asian/Spanish accent I started off with in English apparently didn’t appeal to them, and as a result they didn’t want … Continue reading

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