writing

Writing as a therapy

Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those, who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, the melancholia, the panic fear, which is inherent in a human condition. British author Graham Greene expressed the forementioned quote to highlight the importance of writing and its therapeutic values. I…

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Somewhere in some forgotten attic lies an undiscovered beauty

What if Virginia Woolf were to publish a ‘new‘ book very soon? To be more precise, can you imagine a possible lost book, now discovered, which would be put to print in the near future? The reason I’m fantasising about this, is the recent release of James Joyce‘s “The Cats Of Copenhagen“, originally written by…

Original picture posted by *clairity*: Franz Mark, Birds, 1914. Lenbachhaus Museum, Munich. ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/clairity/2881243249/ )

On not knowing German

If you’re familiar with the writings of Virginia Woolf, you might recall an essay titled “On not knowing Greek“, where the author attentively spoke of the Greek language or, to be more precise, about the way the Greek culture was perceived in the 1920s. The title would hint at the knowledge of the Greek language,…