Subconscious Atonement

‘The imagination itself was a source of secrets: once she had begun a story, no one could be told’, believed young Briony Tallis in Ian McEwan’s Atonement. In fact, the more profound yet more realistic source of secrets is our dreams – the ones that light themselves up vividly when we are lying down unconsciously […]

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Bertha Mason Scene 5

INT: A CHATEAU UP IN MONT VINAIGRIER, ÈZE – DUSK CLOSE UP – PIERRE’S FACE Pierre is kneeling next to Bertha’s bed, holding her left hand. His sorrowful eyes are fixing at her pale face. BERTHA Tell me, please tell me that what I perceived to be your feelings for me back then was not […]

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Untitled #6

She told him that whenever it is and wherever she will be, he will always be her inspiration. It has been ten years since, and she still feels the same. Even though she barely remembers his face. Suggested soundtrack: Theme – From “Varmints” Soundtrack by Jóhann Jóhannsson

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Non-convergent

He told his wife over a morning coffee that he dreamed about this girl last night. “Was it about me?”, his daughter interrupted cheerfully. “No, my dear”. He told her with a warm smile. His wife seems to be busy playing a tea party with his dear little girl. She does not pay him much […]

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Book Reflection: The Good Soldier

‘Society must go on, I suppose, and society can only exist if the normal, if the virtuous, and the slightly-deceitful flourish, and if the passionate, the headstrong, and the too-truthful are condemned to suicide and to madness.’* Dowell said, ‘This is the saddest story [he has] ever heard.’ and I agree. It is the saddest […]

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Book Reflection: The Outsider

‘But naturally, you can’t always be rational.’ -Albert Camus Many times it is better to do/be one thing rather than the other, but you will be judged against anyway if you do/be so when the society expects you to do/be the other way round. I was at a funeral yesterday and the thought above popped […]

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