“If Twitter is the street, Facebook the suburban-sprawl mall, and Pinterest some kind of mail-order catalog, Instagram is the many-windowed splendor of a younger Bergdorf’s, showing all we possess or wish for, under squares of filtered glass, each photographic pane backlit 24/7. Each pane is, or intimates, an entire landscape or room. Follow enough of the international lifestyle-setters, and you’ll see: women’s fashion, men’s fashion, home or apartment décor, beautiful food, art, color-coordinated books and magazines. Of course, the tags for these old categories are updated: #birthdaylove for a many-braceleted hand holding a pink Nat Sherman; #nodiets for an aerial view of Ibérico ham on a plate.”—Sign of the Times | Look Out, It’s Instagram Envy
not even gonna lie, i follow a ridiculous number of rich people on instagram. and it’s satisfying.
Hi! I read The Ocean at The End of The Lane and loved it! But I've been presented with a challenge: summarise it in 3-5 sentences. And I just can't do it! So my question is: how would you summarise The Ocean at The End of The Lane in about 3 sentences?Thank you for your help!
If I could have summarised it in 3 sentences I wouldn’t have had to write a 56,000 word book.
Recently, I’ve been meeting my latent fear of not having enough of a career to provide a good life for my future family.
When I’m sitting in the window-seat on a long bus ride, the only thing to do — other than failing to “nap” for more than 20 minutes — is stare down into the other cars.
Dozens, hundreds pass by, and I am able to get a glimpse into all those lives. Where is everyone rushing off to?
And also, why are there so many “luxury” cars — the BMWs, Mercedes, Audis…
I thought America has been going through tough economic times.
Maybe those brands are much more attainable here and now than in China during the 1990s — when I first heard about them, when owning any car was a huge deal. But those cars will always mean wealth and prosperity to me.
So how can so many families afford them?
What do the drivers all do for a living?
And what am I aiming for?
Is it just to be able to transport my family in a Benz?
Cette weekend, je irai chez moi en New Jersey pour Columbus Day. Je n’y suis allée pas pendant 3 mois. Je suis très excitée, évidemment. Mais d’abord, je vais rencontrer mes amies en New York et mangerai des bonnes nourritures coréenes. Quelle merveille!
이번 주말에 집에 갈거예요. 3 개월 만에 집으로 갔다하지 않았어요. 저는 신나요, 진짜. 하지만 먼저 뉴욕에 친구들과 만날거예요. 우리는 한국 음식을 먹을 거예요. 아싸!!!