Words and things

This is a place about many things.

You can read about the many things or find out about me, Rosalie.

Or, be on your way. It’s probably a lovely day somewhere out there.  And if not, you could always read a book.

“What place would be better for us than this? Who wants us, outside of here? The world is full of terrible people.”

— Merricat
We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Shirley Jackson

'Thou shalt not be indifferent': from Auschwitz's gate of hell, a last, desperate warning https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/27/thou-shalt-not-be-indifferent-from-auschwitzs-gate-of-hell-a-last-desperate-warning?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium=&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1580156240

He is one of these sunrays you see next to hospital beds; white, or orange, or yellow, with the shadow of sorrow and hopelessness floating nearby, but they remind you of a lover's laughter or the way childhood felt, a long, long time ago.

The mysterious @BrkmstrCylinder - the artist behind the theme songs of @replyall, @today_explained, and countless other podcasts - took over our blog to tell us all about how they make music for podcasts. Read what they have to say here:

Oh, and many thanks to @cloudhopper for calm words and intriguing thoughts when I realised I had the background arse-about. Dragons and daffodils to you, friend.

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