Tout finira par s’arranger

“Tout finira par s’arranger” Everything will work out OK in the end. h/t Blog-sur-Aude who offered this advice when I asked her for a quote.

So long as ignorance and poverty exist on earth

So long as ignorance and poverty exist on earth, books of the nature of Les Miserables cannot fail to be of use. — Victor Hugo “C’est dommage que je sois un ignorant, car je vous citerais une foule de choses; mais je ne sais rien.” (Grantaire) For my friend, who loves Les Miserables, on their…

Living out loud

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud. — Émile Zola

Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes

For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. — Robert Louis Stevenson’s, Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes (1878). I have just bought a copy of this book. Clearly old, though undated, it has a story of it’s own. Glued…