Eleanor Oliphant

Eleanor Oliphant Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman Firstly thought was living lives of quiet desperation. Waxing: morituri te salutant All the studies show that people tend to take a partner who is roughly as attractive as they are; like attracts like, that is the norm. Page 26. Waxing eloquent as a Comedy [...]

Family Proud

Family Proud It wasn’t bad enough that I pursued an English degree, no, not like the family wouldn’t be disappointed enough, I took up as an astrologer… Yeah, no worries about respect from my family.

Star Biscuit

Star Biscuit Maybe not the last one, but perhaps the last of this cycle? Image is from side street in town that is a side street, like stepping back in time, Smithville, TX. Probably won’t last much longer.

Rise and Fall of Dodo

Rise and Fall of Dodo The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. – Neal Stephenson & Nicole Galland “But there was never any doubt as to the gist: some manner of cause-and-effect relationship existed between the rise of scientific knowledge and the decline of magic.” Page 42. According to one interview or authorial note, Neal Stephenson [...]

Shockwave Rider

Shockwave Rider by John Brunner The Shockwave Rider – John Brunner It’s an older text, but I purchased a fresh-pressed digital copy, maybe a year or two back. Shockwave Rider, previously. “It bore a message in firm clear handwriting, unusual now that most literate kids were taught to type at seven.” Excerpt From: Brunner, John. [...]

From Marcus Aurelius Book 7

From Marcus Aurelius Book 7 “49. Pass in review the far-off things of the past and its succession of sovranties without number. Thou canst look forward and see the future also. For it will most surely be of the same character, and it cannot but carry on the rhythm of existing things. Consequently it is [...]