Spanish. This blog is about what entertains me (Movies, Actors, TV Shows and Sports) and about things I admire (photography, architecture, design).
She wrote a very good essay on sadness, because she was, in fact, a very sad woman. She’d had a very rough childwood, the alcoholism of her father being part of it and the attempted suicide of her mother being another part of it. I think she spent her whole life in a state of fundamental inconsolability and hence got a lot done. I know she was mean, but she was also authentic in one way or another. There’s an authenticity to her irritability that’s rather embracing and a relief because you can tell when people are being insincere, and in the end one did know where one stood. You don’t defend yourself unless you’re profoundly vulnerable. - Emma Thompson about P.L. Travers (x)