Monthly Archives: June 2013

Full Moon in June 2013

Love this red full moon in the deep blue June on Crete in Greece!!! Special thanks to ‘I LOVE CRETE’!!! Advertisements

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NSA surveillance is an attack on American citizens, says Noam Chomsky | World news | guardian.co.uk

NSA surveillance is an attack on American citizens, says Noam Chomsky | World news | guardian.co.uk. Governments will use whatever technology is available to combat their primary enemy – their own population, says critic. Noam Chomsky has praised the Guardian’s

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Nabokov on Inspiration and the Six Short Stories Everyone Should Read | Brain Pickings

Nabokov on Inspiration and the Six Short Stories Everyone Should Read | Brain Pickings. “A prefatory glow, not unlike some benign variety of the aura before an epileptic attack, is something the artist learns to perceive very early in life.”

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The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors | Brain Pickings

The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors | Brain Pickings. “Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work,” Jennifer Egan once said. This intersection of reading and writing is both a necessary bi-directional

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A speech by the late David Foster Wallace | Books | The Guardian

A speech by the late David Foster Wallace | Books | The Guardian. (20th Sept 2008) David Foster Wallace, who died 12th Sept 2008, was the most brilliant American writer of his generation. In a speech, published in the Guardian

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Why Emotional Excess is Essential to Writing and Creativity | Brain Pickings

Why Emotional Excess is Essential to Writing and Creativity | Brain Pickings. “Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terrors, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them.” The third volume of Anaïs

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Sean O’Hagan on Jack Kerouac’s dazzling novel On the Road | Books | The Observer

Sean O’Hagan on Jack Kerouac’s dazzling novel On the Road | Books | The Observer. (5th August 2007) America’s first king of the road Fifty years ago Jack Kerouac’s dazzling novel On the Road became the blueprint for the Beat

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