The Artist’s Way – Julia Cameron

I read this book during the Easter Weekend, in a lovely hotel on the Baltic seaside. The weather was far from spring, we actually had snow on the first night and a storm on the lat day, but having a room with sea-view is always amazing. Just hearing the constant roar of waves calms me …

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Street Without a Name: Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria – Kapka Kassabova – Quotes

And now our Rorschach blur spills into the building of the world's worst-named airport, Vrajdebna. It means 'hostile'. At around that point, I began to suspect that something was wrong with us, or with where we lived. It was the mud. I watched my mother wash the pram from top to bottom every time we …

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Street Without a Name: Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria – Kapka Kassabova

I bought this book during my February trip to Daunt Books, where I was completely enchanted by the way the books are organized, by country rather than by genre or author. As I never read anything by a Bulgarian author I decided to close this gap and Kassabova's book was a good start I must …

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The Solace of Open Spaces – Gretel Ehrlich – Quotes

Space represents sanity, not a life purified, dull, or "spaced out" but one that might accommodate intelligently any idea of situation. From the clayey soil of northern Wyoming is mined bentonite, which is used as a filler in candy, gum, and lipstick. We Americans are great on fillers, as if what we have, what we …

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