Tag Archives: Book discussions 2014

A 200 year old work table

The work table also had a more personal purpose , as in this example which is fitted with an adjustable writing board. It is a reminder of the lost art of personal writing where, through letters, diaries and journals, women contributed greatly to the preservation of memories of the past Continue reading

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My first 100 spent- Readings from Tolstoy

The strangeness and absurdity of these replies arise from the fact that modern history , like a deaf man, answers questions no one has asked.(Epilogue 2 of War and Peace) We read and discussed excerpts from Leo Tolstoy this week.
.On a lighter note- do you remember the first 100 dollars you spent. This question was sparked by the reflections of the character Levin of Anna Karenina. Continue reading

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Of Books, walks, narratives…on Teacher’s day

Today is Teacher’s Day. Do you practice something from your culture or civilization in your daily life?
How does this practice affect your understanding of life?
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