elenfea: 21. Brisbane, Australia. Not French at all, mais j'adore la langue !
I enjoy traveling through time, buying too many books, patting every cat I encounter and whistling while I work .
I am moving to Orlando, Florida, USA in August 2012, to work/live/study at Walt Disney World. If you are a fellow Disney International College Program participant (past, present or future), give me a whistle!
"If they won't write the kind of books we want to read, we shall have to write them ourselves; but it is very laborious." C.S. Lewis to J.R.R. Tolkien . "Exist not to be different, but to make a difference" A primary school I drove past this one time . "Hearts will never be practical until they can be made unbreakable ... A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others." The Great and Powerful Wizard of Oz . "These are the best days of our lives." The Count . "Sometimes the world you create on the page seems more friendly and alive than the world you actually live in." Fenoglio, Inkheart . "All you have to do is to decide what to do with the time given to you." Gandalf the Grey . "When a young lady is to be a heroine . . . something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way." Jane Austen . "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." Ferris Bueller .
The Australian Ballet presents:
Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s
Manon: the story of a beautiful, though perhaps slightly fickle, woman who is wooed by money, then chooses love, then changes her mind and chooses money, then chooses love again, then too late realises that she should have done what all of our mothers advised us from the start, and just stuck with…
What an astonishing thing a book is. It’s a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you’re inside the mind of another person, maybe somebody dead for thousands of years.
Across the millennia, an author is speaking clearly and silently inside your head, directly to you.
Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs. Books break the shackles of time.
A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic."
- Carl Sagan (Cosmos Part 11: The Persistence of Memory)