The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: nostalgia


16 May 2001, around 18.42.

Is it possible to feel nostalgia for a place one has not left? Can one miss and long for the very place one happens to be, because one shall too soon leave? I dread returning to my country.

all the baggage

25 March 2008, around 17.38.

So I was reading Paul Fussell’s book about travel, Abroad. Of course it’s not just about travel, though he does spend some thirty-odd (or more or less, I’ve returned it to the library and cannot refer to it now) pages lamenting the impossibility of true travel1 in this degraded age of tourism, it’s about literary […]

A view (22)

26 April 2008, around 6.00.

This I will miss.

Crambe repetita (23)

29 July 2012, around 17.28.

Hope Mirrlees, The Counterplot


31 July 2012, around 9.23.

It’s nice not to have to focus on anything.

Crambe repetita (32)

4 February 2014, around 5.05.

Monica Dickens, Mariana.

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