A growing number of people prefers working outside the office. As a result, many cafes and coffee shops are packed with people in front of their laptops. Of course, a caramel macchiato tastes much better than the instant ...
In 1946, George Orwell, although he was very ill, chose to write "Nineteen Eighty-Four" while living in Barnhill, a remote farmhouse on the isle of Jura in the Inner Hebrides. Following the success of his novel Animal Farm, he told his friend Arthur Koestler, "Everyone keeps coming at me, wanting me to lecture, to write commissioned booklets, to join this and that, etc - you don't know how I pine to be free of it all and have time to think again." [From The masterpiece that killed George Orwell, by Robert McCrum, The Observer, 10 May 2009.] - Quotes from my book Developing Multiple Talents
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