“Think you're escaping and run into yourself.
Longest way round is the shortest way home.”  
—James Joyce

This is an anthology of the things I find beautiful, including poetry, final words, art, books and films. 


Book Recommendations

“A good book is an event in my life.” ― Stendhal, The Red and the Black With the holidays looming, and the chances of a 'normal'...

The Spaces Between Reality

This is that moment when your reality feels altered, and uncomfortably alien. Often you're alone, or away from the crowd, and sounds...

The Best Film Secrets

1) The 'welcome home' cake in Coraline features a double loop on the O. Graphologically, a double loop on a lower case O means the...

Advice from an 80-year-old Man

"Do not try to live forever, you will not succeed." --George Bernard Shaw Have a firm handshake. Look people in the eye. Sing in the...

30+ Ideas for Epigraphs

An epigraph is is a phrase or quotation that is set at the beginning of a document. As a writer, choosing a thought-provoking epigraph...

Colour to a Blind Person

Interesting thoughts for writing blind characters Describing colours to blind people or colour-blind people can be frustrating because...



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