The Centre of the World

Blog URL:http://centreoftheworld.wordpress.com
Blog Tags:architecture, London, photography, art, city, books, music, poetry, world
Country:United Kingdom
Location:LONDON

A collection of photos and found items combined with literature and poetry from around the world (but mainly in London)...



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She was afraid of losing her shape, spreading out, not being able to contain herself any longer. From Margaret Atwood’s The Edible Woman (1969)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: Argentina, art, Buenos Aires, dismorphia, distorted, impossible, MAL...

Every bird that flies has the thread of the infinite in its claw. From Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables (1862)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: Austria, crow, Les Miserables, park, photography, snow, tree, Victor Hugo, Vienna...

Nothing beside remains. Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare. From Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Ozymandias (1818)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: architecture, Brazil, Ozymandias, photography, ruin, Sao Paulo...

Once through this ruined city did I pass I espied a lonely bird on a bough and asked ‘What knowest thou of this wilderness?’ From Khushwant Singh’s Delhi (1990)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: architecture, city, India, Khushwant Singh, pho...

The likelihood that your acts of resistance cannot stop the injustice does not exempt you from acting in what you sincerely and reflectively hold to be the best interests of your community. From Susan Sontag’s At the Same Time: Essays and Speec...

One dies of thirst just when the palm trees have appeared on the horizon. From Paulo Coehlo’s The Alchemist (1988)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: beach, Brazil, palm, Paulo Coehlo, photography, Santos, tree...

They were all fitting into place, the jig-saw pieces. From Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca (1938)Filed under: Photographs Tagged: architecture, Daphne du Maurier, Girona, house, photography, Spain...