In Praise of the Quiet Life

From 'The Book of Life'
May 28, 2020
Voulgareli, Greece
Voulgareli, Greece


This is a beautiful read from Alain de Botton's   The School of Life. It is relevant than ever and a great inspiration. 

‘On Drinking Wine

Plucking chrysanthemums from the eastern hedge

I gaze into the distance at the southern mountain.

The mountain air is refreshing at sunset

As the flocking birds are returning home.

In such things we find true meaning,

But when I try to explain, I can’t find the words.'

Tao Yuanming



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Lena Konstantakou

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