Susan Sontag

“I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them.” (1) Susan Sontag, one of the most prominent New York intellectuals of her generation, was a writer and political activist, born on 16 January 1933 (she died of leukaemia just two weeks before her 72nd birthday) When she was fourteen years old, she… Read More Susan Sontag

At the First Touch of Winter, Summer Fades Away 🎨

Qualche giorno fa, su Facebook, il nostro amico Aladin Fazel (lampmagician) ha pubblicato un meraviglioso dipinto dal titolo: “Al primo tocco di Inverno Estate svanisce “ (“At the First Touch of Winter, Summer Fades Away”).E’ un’opera del 1897 del pittore britannico Valentine Cameron Prinsep, esponente del Movimento Preraffaellita. Io l’ho trovato molto bello e vorrei… Read More At the First Touch of Winter, Summer Fades Away 🎨

John Milton

“A mind not to be changed by place or time.The mind is its own place, and in itselfCan make a heav’n of hell, a hell of heav’n.” “Long is the way and hard,that out of Hell leads up to light.” John Milton (born 9 December 1608)- “Paradise Lost” – the poem he sold for £10… Read More John Milton