Freedom to be absorbed, our challenge in a painting, the world on pause, just keep moving, thrilling truths, a perfect French house.
Shame, a G-chat affair, “you’re having the wrong feelings,” the home of the last Mitford, Himpathy, cabbage, and ill-advised parenting tips from me whi…
Jessica Stanley
Primo, 100% infallible novels to lose yourself in during scary times and feel gripped, warm, safe, emotional, human and alive.
Jessica Stanley
"... I’ve always been asking the world, 'See me, see me, please.' And now I’m, like, 'Don’t see me!'" PLUS: The problem for realist novelists, a cookbo…
Jessica Stanley
A piece that will give you back a sense of hope. Celia Paul. Parent detective work. Risk assessments. Instant Pot yay/nay? Sleepovers. “I’ll be your fa…
Jessica Stanley
Vivian Leopold James, a prayer for debut authors, some reading reccs, two potters on 19th Century farm in Paris and sad, hurting people.
Jessica Stanley
Helen Garner does the housework, coquetamine, after publication comes depression, "Instagram mama" scandals, disaster collectivism.
Jessica Stanley
Tits from the past, writing about people who don't look like you, fungal acne, our broken sense of time.
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