william shakespeare « Fragilité, ton nom est femme ! »
Gay Reclamation Project. Portrait of David Garnett painted by Duncan Grant, lovers & both members of the Bloomsbury Group; Garnett in later years married the daughter of Grant & his mistress, Vanessa Bell in another of the incestuous Bloomsbury relationships.
Virginia Woolf, dreaming, at home in Monk's House, Sussex, 1939.
Virginia (Woolf), Vanessa (Bell) & Adrian Stephen with the family dog - 1892
Portrait photograph of 13-year-old Virginia Woolf (1895).
“How much better is silence; the coffee cup, the table. How much better to sit by myself like the solitary sea-bird that opens its wings on the stake. Let me sit here for ever with bare things, this coffee cup, this knife, this fork, things in themselves, myself being myself.”