You let me know if this hurts…
All memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums had been erased by two decades of betrayal, failure and disaster.
Thousands of the birds have arrived to roost in the village near Gretna, Scotland, with the sheer weight of numbers causing disruption. Power supplies in the village have been affected by the number of birds perching on electricity cables. Starlings are among the most common of garden birds, and can be spotted in the Borders in “murmurations” throughout the Autumn period.
Vincent van Gogh, Self-portrait with pipe (detail), 1886
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
❝ The trouble is that we have a bad habit, encouraged by pendants and sophisticates, of considering happiness as something rather stupid. Only pain is intellectual, only evil interesting. This is the treason of the artist: a refusal to admit the banality of evil and the terrible boredom of pain. ❞
“I never had an ah ha moment with acting. It was something that I suppose I had always been drawn to innately and quite quietly too.”