Tag: reading

  • 523

    Labels make a complex world simpler. Adam Alter

  • 516

    Blunt is simplicity, meandering is complexity. Ken Segall

  • 511: World Book Day

    When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes. Erasmus #worldbookday

  • 390

    For a little over a month now Sydney has been swept by an habitual storm fall every Sunday, preferring its visits late in the afternoon. It’s as though the skies have been pent-up all week and delight, as we all do to finally let go. It is always the same; a short stay, a passing […]

  • 388

    The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life. Ernest Renan

  • 338

    I saw behind my book, the sun fall behind the ocean, and surmised then in that clear moment that the correct tuition had my gaze.

  • 337

    Reading art thou winged.

  • 333

    A quiet place to read, perchance write, is all need one seek in a heaven.

  • 324: A dividing strength

    I can salvage the idle hours, but O if I waver or am infirm get me at once to my books; my dividing strength, my secret door to that garden of alchemy where lavishing over Her voluble blooms, rather the reader grows. Nutritive to my temper and interests must there be a story on my […]

  • 294: An imperfect system

    Can it not be said, that only he can meet calm and relief who is storm-worn and standing and who has not stumbled thus his respiring? Who has allowed his balance to find him by at last keeping still though else nothing is, and having flung to the gusts for the valley below his charge […]