Archive for October, 2009

October 25, 2009

Strolling through Topkapı Palace, I came, with not a little melancholy, to the end of my capacity for sightseeing.

The thrilling proposition of blow-up dolls (you could literally put your dick in this) lasts some men their whole lives.


Lovely Word Watch

October 13, 2009

tremolo; crinoline; томим

October 4, 2009


October 3, 2009

“‘You wanted to have been put through the whole thing.’

Strether again, for a moment, said nothing; he turned his eyes away, and they lost themselves, through the open window, in the dusky outer air.”

~Henry James, The Ambassadors

Lovely Word Watch

October 3, 2009

herald; supplice; иные

October 2, 2009

“It’s hard to accept that someone can understand you without wishing you well. At Starling’s age it hadn’t happened to her much.”

~Thomas Harris, The Silence of the Lambs