KALSARIKÄNNIT The Finnish word for “staying home and drinking in your underwear.” I independently confirmed the word with a dear Finnish friend.
no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well Warsan Shire, “Home” (via buttonpoetry)
“Sometimes, home has a heartbeat.” – Beau Taplin
Last night I attended a talk at a local bookshop by Professor Reingard Nischik from Universität Konstanz about the work of Alice Munro. This quote, from Munro’s first novel (Prof. Nischik called the book a “short story cycle”) is the perfect sentence from and about Munro’s fascinating literary world. So mundane and simple, yet polished …
You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place. Miriam Adeney
Warsan Shire reading Conversations about home (at the deportation centre) from her book Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth. (video by Keats House/ via Fanny)(Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
o-delaisse: Virginia Woolf’s desk.
The wonderful Karo released her new, second album “Home” today on Normoton. So beautiful, so unique. Stream the album over at rote raupe and buy it. For example at big bad Amazon. Hach. (video by normoton)(Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
“The Great Depression,” great new song by the wonderful Karo. Her new album “Home” will be released Febuary 22nd on Normoton. To say that I’m looking forward to it would be an understatement.
What do we know about guns in the home and violence? Consider a 2004 study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. Researchers sought to determine whether having a firearm increases the risk of a violent death in the home and whether risk varies by storage practice, type of gun, or the number of guns …