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ROLLING WITH JAMES JOYCE ON AN IRISH HILL

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ODE TO THE BOOKISH GIRLS

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Chasing butterflies

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I knew a man once who told me that we should go look for the rarest butterflies near the dingiest ponds and not on a flower or a leaf. He looked almost as old as time in his dark green corduroy jacket and thick rimmed glasses, his grey hair headed wherever his fingers would have slid to, while he recited whole stanzas from Shelley’s poetry.

I did find a rare butterfly and as the old man had said, CONTINUE READING...

The enigmatic ones

Vogue italia enigmaticSome people in this world are the ones who will spend their whole life, and a long life that usually is, being in awe of those who are enigmatic. Other people in the world subsist to create the extraordinary in the very ordinary. These people know how to look impenetrable, and as mundane as their life may be, they become a source of allure for those around them. CONTINUE READING...

Unforgettable women in literature

Most unforgettable women in literature

I wanted to give an ode to the most unforgettable women in literature…

Some women in this world belong in summer days on scorching roof tops, while others come into our world as fiery as a storm. Then there are some women, fictional women, who consume our inner lives because they are impenetrable and remain eternally enigmatic. CONTINUE READING...