Tag Archives: Vladimir Nabokov

Caress the detail, the divine detail

“Caress the detail, the divine detail” Vladimir Nabokov A couple of weeks ago I was showing a friend the sights in Peterborough, including our vintage shop, which is stuffed with cut price treasures, when we discovered this bodice. My first … Continue reading

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Do not be angry with the rain

“Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.”  ― Vladimir Nabokov New years day, I am woken by the rain on my window, it continues, keeping all but the very brave or … Continue reading

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