Posts Tagged: Alain de Botton

“Whosoever Sows Desire…”

“Whosoever sows desire harvests oppression” – Karl Marx   No, I have not read Marx’s Theses on Feuerbach (or The German Ideology for that matter), though I really should. I am quoting from Muriel Barbery’s deliciously heady novel, The Elegance of The Hedgehog, which

“Whosoever Sows Desire…”

“Whosoever sows desire harvests oppression” – Karl Marx   No, I have not read Marx’s Theses on Feuerbach (or The German Ideology for that matter), though I really should. I am quoting from Muriel Barbery’s deliciously heady novel, The Elegance of The Hedgehog, which

The Heights of Machu Picchu

Down through the blurred splendor, down through the night of stone, let me plunge my hand and let the ancient heart of the forgotten throb within me like a bird imprisoned for a thousand years! Today let me not forget

The Heights of Machu Picchu

Down through the blurred splendor, down through the night of stone, let me plunge my hand and let the ancient heart of the forgotten throb within me like a bird imprisoned for a thousand years! Today let me not forget

Azure Arboretum/ Deep Blue Tree

As exciting as my second day in Seattle  was, the pleasure of opening my eyes to the city on the very first day is quite unmatched. This was the day I discovered America’s best pain au chocolat (at Café Besalu) and chanced

Azure Arboretum/ Deep Blue Tree

As exciting as my second day in Seattle  was, the pleasure of opening my eyes to the city on the very first day is quite unmatched. This was the day I discovered America’s best pain au chocolat (at Café Besalu) and chanced