the problem with reading a good book is that you want to finish the book but you don’t want to finish the book
History is not a long series of centuries in which men did all the interesting/important things and women stayed home and twiddled their thumbs in...”
So you know how every language has that word/phrase/sentence that native speakers can pronounce just fine, but foreigners...
Learnt an interesting thing today on this arabic course,
The original Arabic number system looked like this, the one we now use.
It was designed so each character had the corresponding number of angles to the number, so the number 1 has 1 angle, 2 has 2 angles, 3 has 3, 0 has none etc…
It is so obvious now, I’ve always assumed its one of those things that just is, with no logical explanation, but here it is, perfectly simple and satisfying
Au pays des fleurs de la transe de Pierre Lapointe.
when you’re at a concert and you record the show and some idiot seating behind you starts to sing along.
on your favorite part of your favorite song.
Rita Hayworth posing in $750 white tunic evening gown, part of the $60, 000 wardrobe Columbia Pictures bought her for the movie “Gilda.”, photographed by Bob Landry, 1945.
Brief Encounter (1945)
I had no thoughts at all, only an overwhelming desire not to feel anything ever again.