the Art of being us

jonie & christine

Two Artists. One Blog. No Limits.

There are some words that once spoken will split the world in two. There would be the life before you breathed them and then the altered life after they’d been said. They take a long time to find, words like that. They make you hesitate. Choose with care. Hold on to them unspoken for as long as you can just so your world will stay intact.

Andrea Levy - Small Island (via etre-curieux)     


Venice waterways on Flickr.August, 2011
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dissections: real fears


I am afraid of other people. I hesitate to talk to them. I’ve been held with a distance, most of the time, even by my family. Perhaps my nature is to blame for this, in some way. I have always been very quiet, saying only a few things at a time. I would rather do something with you in silence than…

Here is my secret. It’s quite simple: One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince (via pavorst)     

dissections: I believe that back when Shakespeare and Marlowe were alive, the...


I believe that back when Shakespeare and Marlowe were alive, the oldest friends they could have had were in their forties. This is quite frightening, knowing that you live in an age where by the time you’re raving around in your twenties, half your life has already passed. I am an awful…