Second quarter round-up

As the heatwave scorches continental Europe, the UK finally enjoys a few days of decent weather with the sun. I'm writing this post on my balcony basking in the sun like a cat and finally making use of the reclining chairs I bought in the winter. The second quarter of this year was surprisingly long. …

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Eileen – Ottessa Moshfegh – Quotes

Looking at my reflection really did soothe me, though I hated my face with a passion. Such is the life of self-obsessed. I was terribly grim and unaffected, unfriendly. Or else I was strained and chipper and awkward, grating. "Ha-ha", I said, "Coming or going, that's me - flat." I'd never learned how to relate …

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