"All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow."
Leo TolstoyAnna Karenina

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Viva Espresso (by piton.bike)

from Zürich Switzerland

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Stacey Kent - Hushabye Mountain

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Proust’s letters to his noisy neighbours: “It seems almost too perfect that Proust, the bedridden invalid, would have sent notes upstairs, sometimes by messenger, sometimes through the post, to implore the Williamses to nail shut the crates containing their summer luggage in the evening, rather than in the morning, so that they could be better timed around his asthma attacks.”

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"Never worry about anything. Live in the present. Live now. Be happy."
— Marsilio Ficino
Time for a little dance….

Time for a little dance….

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David Bowie - Aladdin Sane

swinging an old bouquet, dead roses….

Mike Garson’s piano playing added such uniqueness to this whole album. Sometimes a guest artist can bring out a whole new dimension to the creative process. Just check out his piano solo on this song, or his piano work on Lady Grinning Soul.

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Sake & Strange Divine (by 酷子)

"The entire heavenly realm is within us, but to find it we have to relate to what’s outside."
— Joseph Campbell, A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living
"She tasted like imported sophistication and domestic cigarettes"

Lucien Carr, Kill Your Darlings

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The Big Sleep (1946) film noir directed by Howard Hawks, the first film version of Raymond Chandler’s 1939 novel of the same name. The movie stars Humphrey Bogart as detective Philip Marlowe and Lauren Bacall as the female lead in a story about the “process of a criminal investigation, not its results.” William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, and Jules Furthman co-wrote the screenplay.
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The Big Sleep (1946) film noir directed by Howard Hawks, the first film version of Raymond Chandler’s 1939 novel of the same name. The movie stars Humphrey Bogart as detective Philip Marlowe and Lauren Bacall as the female lead in a story about the “process of a criminal investigation, not its results.” William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, and Jules Furthman co-wrote the screenplay.

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