The Nice Thing About Strangers

Creative Non-Fiction Short Stories. :) Travel, Oldsters, Love, and Compassion.

In and Out of Love

All this time you are doing important things like falling in and out of love–things which broaden and deepen and strengthen the character more surely than anything else. I can honestly say I’ve never been in love. When I pined for you I was too young to know what I was doing– no offence meant. Since then I haven’t lost an hour’s sleep over any of Eve’s daughters. This means I am growing up lop-sided, an overgrown boy.

–In a letter from Frank Thompson to a twenty-something Iris Murdoch. The Writer At War.

Crumbling Faces in Vienna, Austria.

Crumbling Faces in Vienna, Austria.

6 comments on “In and Out of Love

  1. joannerambling
    September 6, 2013

    Love the photos bloody awesome

  2. restlessjo
    September 9, 2013

    I too have a crumbling face 🙂 Nice post!

  3. Mona Gustafson Affinito
    October 4, 2013

    Thanks for visiting my blog. Yours looks complexly interesting — or interestingly complex. I look forward to following you.

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