Category Archives: Memory

On carrying a notebook around

A recent attempt at “carrying a notebook around” Carrying a pocket notebook everywhere with me is my favorite hobby. – Person on annoying blog about being a better writer Take Care of Your Little Notebook Charles Simic, New York Times … Continue reading

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A scattering

‘Good luck and believe me, dearest Doc – it’s better to look at the sky than live there. Such an empty place; so vague. Just a country where the thunder goes and things disappear.’ Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s by … Continue reading

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Death and the memory box

  Wasted Rita “I have the cornflower I wore in my buttonhole to the first evening out with my first serious girlfriend in 1977 …” – Commenter on ‘Should memory boxes be given the boot?’ by Oliver Burkeman “The Museum comprises a … Continue reading

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