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Literary style inspiration: The Magic Mountain

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How to live a better life, according to Ray Bradbury

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Always look up: Learning how to wonder

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Ode to the bookish girls

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Tea with Frances Towers

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The Swans’ way

Let’s sit here on the river bank while we watch life pass us by. Let’s sit and watch beauty moving ahead in hordes of swans, in all their glory and sorrow. Let’s live in a black and white world, sitting here doing nothing except longing for furtive glances with the ones we have fallen in love with, whom we have never spoken to, our hair draped over our bony shoulders while the river sways for us. CONTINUE READING...

How to live a better life, according to Ray Bradbury

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I first met Ray Bradbury around two years ago, before Madeliene Rose, when I was lost and not in a good way. I learned very quickly that once you meet Bradbury, in his stories or through interviews, it is very hard to forget anything he says. CONTINUE READING...

Ode to the bookish girls

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There are some girls in my village who spend their days by river banks, watching the world pass by, and one girl who hoards flowers of every kind. Then there are some girls, bookish girls, with pleats resting on their shoulders and floral patterns on their dresses, who have taken over the library, with their languid figures and their face full of pallor, their lips stained a light pink and scattered freckles on their cheeks. CONTINUE READING...