Maurice Chevalier (12 septembre 1888 – 1972) chanteur, acteur, écrivain français. 👴 “Après tout, ce n’est pas si désagréable que ça de vieillir, quand on pense à l’autre   éventualité.” 👵 “On n’arrête pas de rire parce qu’on vieillit! On vieillit parce qu’on arrête de rire.”   👴 “La vecchiaia non è così male… Read More Vieillir

Man Ray

  Today would have been Man Ray’s 128th birthday. He was born in Philadelphia on August 27, 1890 , and died in France in 1976. This American surrealist photographer and painter spent most of his career in Paris. He said: “I do not photograph nature. I photograph my visions.” “I never knew what I was… Read More Man Ray

Anne Frank

Today is the anniversary of Anna Frank’s birth (12 June 1929). Here are some of her words: “What is done cannot be undone, but one can prevent it happening again.” “I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.” “Dead people receive more flowers than the living ones because… Read More Anne Frank

Overcoming Writer’s Block ( abridged)

  Overcoming Writer’s Block (Thought.Com – Lifelong Learning) Richard Nordquist has written an interesting article about the problems connected to writing, stating that its most difficult part is getting started, above all if facing a deadline. This is called “writer’s block.”, i.e. the frustration in front of a blank page. Even novelist Ernest Hemingway, asked… Read More Overcoming Writer’s Block ( abridged)