"We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for." - - John Keating (Robin Williams) | Jessica made this with Spoken.ly
Is this the most romantic painting of all? Oil depiction of Romeo and Juliet voted best in Britain
It has been said that romance is dead in the modern age – but our hearts are still hankering for it, it seems. This painting of a stolen kiss between the most famous star-crossed lovers of them all has been voted the most romantic artwork in Britain. Experts say that Romeo and Juliet, painted in oil by Frank Bernard Dicksee in 1884, remains popular because we all still crave ‘passion and faithfulness’. It shows the Shakespearean couple sharing a kiss after their wedding night, not…
Little wonder that the Oxfordshire garden of art dealer, writer and broadcaster Philip Mould, should be so appealing. Mould has had a life-long passion for plants and his 18-acre garden, a combination of wild meadowland and expertly-tended-to formal beds, demonstrates this love of horticulture.
I need some time alone to write and think which is what I have been doing. I love you and be strong. Do not allow his emotions to make you subservient. He was wrong and he needs to apologize. Now get some rest.