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…

One-Liner Wednesday: I doubt it, somehow

“A wicked man, when everyone is loud in the praise of his good deeds, is gnawed by the secret remorse of conscience”  – Marcel Proust: ‘Swann’s Way’ (Du côte de chez Swann)  – – – – – – – – – One-Liner Wednesday 4 March 2020    

One-Liner Wednesday: Life goes on

“And in myself too, many things have perished which I imagined would last forever, and new structures have arisen, giving birth to new sorrows and new joys”  – Marcel Proust: ‘Swann’s Way’ (Du côte de chez Swann)  – – – – – – – – –Or, to put it another way…. One-Liner Wednesday 22 January…

One-Liner Wednesday: Plus ça change

“The fault I find with our journalism is that it forces us to take an interest in some fresh triviality or other every day”  – Marcel Proust: ‘Swann’s Way’ (Du côte de chez Swann)  – – – – – – – – –Same old, same old. Proust started writing his magnum opus in 1906. One-Liner…

One-Liner Wednesday: Remembrance Of Things Past

“..only three or four books in a lifetime give us anything that is of real importance”  – Marcel Proust: ‘Swann’s Way’ (Du côte de chez Swann)  – – – – – – – – – I gave up making New Year resolutions a long time ago, but that doesn’t mean I am without ambition. One…