Tag Archives: reading

Starting With Il Giorno

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Roald Dahl Forever

BEARDS 2013 | PS | summer 2018 My son is now 13 years old, and did this for a school assignment: Make a poster for a book you read. First year English class. He did one of his first loves, The … Continue reading

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1948 | 1984 | 2018 | An observation

Have you read your 1984 recently? Because I am now listening to a complete and unabridged reading of Orwell’s ghastly classic vision of our world, and what struck me just now – while waiting on YouTube for a song, an ad for … Continue reading

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Reading while running

Today was the school’s Sports Day, out on the grounds of Amsterdam Oost Watergraafsmeer. Cycling back I noticed a series of motivational texts, sprayed onto the pavement behind the parking area, all in a row. Like a test strip. { I … Continue reading

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Read the spines

Still in Paris. A lot to register and read. Above: Ideal Bookshelf 505, fashion, by Jane Mount. One from the fascinating series of 600+ compositions of book spines. Pure anthropology. Above: Ideal Bookshelf 101, Robert Verdi. And, when in New … Continue reading

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Beards 2013 + PS | 2015 – 2018

Recently I read the story of The Twits by Roald Dahl to my son again, as we both l o v e it, and laugh out loud at the same hilarious situations every time… the way Mr and Mrs Twit … Continue reading

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