One Liner Wednesday: On trend

“It is splendid to be advanced, one can never be advanced enough”  – Proust: Cities Of The Plain (Sodome et Gomorrhe) – – – – – – – – – – One-Liner Wednesday 3 September 2020

One-Liner Wednesday: Bored now…

“What I cannot endure are the imbeciles, the people who bore me, they drive me mad”  – Proust: Cities Of The Plain (Sodome et Gomorrhe) – – – – – – – – – – One-Liner Wednesday 19 August 2020

One-Liner Wednesday: Dying Is Such A Bore

“If i wait too long, I may be dead before they elect me. That really would be unpleasant”  – Proust: ‘The Guermantes Way’ (Le Côté De Guermantes) – – – – – – – – – – One-Liner Wednesday 8 July 2020

One-Liner Wednesday: Will this do?

“The people who refuse us the objects of our desire are always ready to offer us something else”  – Proust: ‘Within A Budding Grove’ (À L’ombre Des Jeunes Filles En Fleurs)  – – – – – – – – – – One-Liner Wednesday 27 May 2020    

One-Liner Wednesday: It’ll never catch on…

“I don’t think I should like to have the telephone in my establishment. Once the first excitement is over, it must be a perfect racket going on all the time.”  – Proust: ‘Within A Budding Grove’ (À L’ombre Des Jeunes Filles En Fleurs)  – – – – – – – – – – One-Liner Wednesday…

One-Liner Wednesday: Pseuds Corner

“There was no need actually to have those tastes, provided one talked enough about them” – Marcel Proust: ‘Swann’s Way’ (Du côte de chez Swann) – – – – – – – – For the uninitiated, ‘Pseuds Corner’ is a long running feature of the UK satirical magazine ‘Private Eye’, which presents examples of egregiously…