Nasty Businesses | The Book of Life

franz_ludwig_catel_-_crown_prince_ludwig_in_the_spanish_wine_tavern_in_rome_-_wga4567The Imperial Roman court could be a very vicious place – but because it was so powerful and unavoidable, it was deemed philosophically crucial that good people should know how to survive there and try to exercise whatever calming influence they could on the powerful there. Rather than withdraw (as they were often tempted to do), the wise had to work out how to cope inside stormy and unforgiving environments.

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Whenever the world seems to be closing off in your face and possibilities seem to shrink, the answer is always around true friends.

 

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Enough, Too Much, and the Journey in Between

A beautiful reading to say good bye to the old year and welcome to 2015!

The Magnificent Something

I’m in the Starbucks at Vauxhall. I just ordered a small skinny decaf latte, which by many measures could be seen as a non-coffee coffee. Sia’s ‘Breathe Me‘ is playing, and it makes my heart want to explode in a million little tears. I feel as if I am holding myself together, keeping all the parts from falling apart, moving forward because I can not face what is back there, remembering that just because everything around me moves doesn’t mean that I am too.
There are times that I don’t feel enough while feeling too much. I feel I am not enough, good enough, handsome enough, with a good enough body or a good enough sense of self confidence. And then I feel too much, too many emotions trying to be processed, too many memories trying to be remembered, too many pains trying to stay forgotten…

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We aim

In my point of view, this series of photographies also look like the different paths that different people may follow. Like the road ahead before you take a choice. So…enjoy!

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From his series ‘Bowling Alleys’ by Robert Götzfried  – another intriguing example of how great photography can give artistic beauty to the most unlikeliest of places.

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