the last post?

“You don’t call yourself a writer because you have some free time and your heart is aching….
Writing is a serious activity, a profession. Not a pastime.”

Simone de Beauvoir quoted by Claudine Monteil in The Beauvoir Sisters, English translation © 2004 by Marjolijn de Jager.

The same is true of painting and acting.

It should mean the end of this blog…..

Young Woman Drawing by Marie-Denise Villers, 1801.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City. Image source: Wikipedia

“Who saw life steadily and saw it whole.” Matthew Arnold, To A Friend