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Arundhati Roy. I have no words for how in awe of her I am.     “Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness — and our ability to tell our own stories. Stories that are different from the ones we’re being brainwashed to believe...."

Arundhati Roy. I have no words for how in awe of her I am. “Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness — and our ability to tell our own stories. Stories that are different from the ones we’re being brainwashed to believe...."

I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish.” — Edith Sitwell

I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish.” — Edith Sitwell

jonathan miller at his beauty which increases with age

jonathan miller at his beauty which increases with age

Stephen Poliakoff, writer and director

Stephen Poliakoff interview

Stephen Poliakoff, writer and director

@ Andrea - didntyou have this poster in college???joan armatrading

@ Andrea - didntyou have this poster in college???joan armatrading

"Poetry: the power to persuade that vulnerable part of our consciousness of its rightness in spite of wrongness all around" ― Seamus Heaney (1939 – 2013)

"Poetry: the power to persuade that vulnerable part of our consciousness of its rightness in spite of wrongness all around" ― Seamus Heaney (1939 – 2013)

But to poetry — You have to be willing to waste time. When you start a poem, stay with it and suffer through it and just think about nothing, not even the poem. Just be there. It's more of a prayerful state than writing the novels is. A lot of the novel is in doing good works, as it were, not praying. Robert Penn Warren, uncredited photo

But to poetry — You have to be willing to waste time. When you start a poem, stay with it and suffer through it and just think about nothing, not even the poem. Just be there. It's more of a prayerful state than writing the novels is. A lot of the novel is in doing good works, as it were, not praying. Robert Penn Warren, uncredited photo

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