6 December

Cosmopolitan Connections   In Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers Kwame Anthony Appiah discusses two ideas that make up the whole of Cosmopolitanism. He wrote; “One is the idea that we have obligations to others, obligations that stretch beyond those to whom we are related by the ties of kith and kind, or even […]

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4 December

One of my favorite sculptures in the world in Bernini’s Rape of Proserpina. I saw it for the first time, when I was Italy with my dad, celebrating my high school graduation. The Borghese Museum was the first place in Rome he brought me. I stood there, in front of the massive, marble sculpture taking […]

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30 November

Femme Fatale: Revisited   Virginia Woolf once wrote of an angel that lived in her head and in her home. An angel that flew above her as she wrote and told her that she was doing a man’s job, and that she should work harder to be “sympathetic; be tender; flatter; deceive; use all the […]

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22 November

Adaptation or Abdication? “God save the queen!” (or King) is something that I have heard on nearly every TV show depicting a British monarch. There are portraits and other artistic depictions of various Monarchs at nearly every historical site and museum that I have visited while on my travels here in Great Britain. The current […]

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18 November

From London to Paris; Connected Through Architecture “The City is a world within itself. Centred in the heart of the metropolis, with its innumerable capacities for commercial pursuits, it presents at first sight, to a stranger, a most mysterious and unfathomable labyrinth of lanes and alleys, streets and courts, of lanes thronged with bustling multitude […]

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12 November

The past few weeks have been some of the best of my life!!!  I’ll pick up where I left off in my 29 October post. Ok so HARRY STYLES LIVE IN LONDON. The hair, the old-school-style rock, the custom Gucci suits. All of the above were part of the experience. I went with 3 of […]

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3 November

We the (British) People? “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice and ensure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare and secure the blessings of liberty, for ourselves and our posterity do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States […]

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