“Holding this soft, small living creature in my lap this way, though, and seeing how it slept with complete trust in me, I felt a warm rush in my chest. I put my hand on the cat’s chest and felt his heart beating. The pulse was faint and fast, but his heart, like mine, was ticking off the time allotted to his small body with all the restless earnestness of my own.”
— Haruki Murakami, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Here is a fantastic article about how Grenoble has “short story dispensers” to help people “kill” time without a tablet, iphone, or screen. “Grenoble has come up with an interesting experimental project through which it not only aims at helping people do something better than fiddling with their mini gadgets, but also try to bring back the reading culture that is lost to the technological world.”
Here is the article 🙂
I’ve been reading “Speed4Sarah’s” blog posts for a couple of years. She is one in a million – a young mother with ALS, great awareness and not a shred of self-pity. Please read this. You’ll be glad you did.
Huge congratulations to one-and-only Marion Rosenberg, without whom “Tears and Tequila” would still be in a drawer. BAFTA-LA Co-Founder, producer, visionary and a very good friend, you deserve the highest honor from Lady Filmmaker’s Festival – the Illumination Award! Here’s to you, dear Marion.
Yes to all the teachers whom we love; but, let us not forget the person who encouraged us to put pen to paper before it all began. Who said #justdoit,#bebrave , #dontworry, #TRUST, “just let the words come out”. Yes, thank you to them too. Where would we be without that encouragement to write from our heart when the idea of words to paper was never on our radar?