By: Sophia Ahmed The New York Subway system is one of the most extensive subway systems in the world. With nearly 1.8 billion riders every year, the subway system is an integral part of what makes New York City tick. However, ever since the 1970’s, because of perpetually deferred maintenance, riders have faced a growing number…
“Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, American, writer, poet
The concept of absolute time was abolished after Einstein’s mind-bending realization that time is nothing more than an illusion. Past, present and future exist simultaneously. Our past is not gone and our future already exists. What’s time? Killing time?Wasting time? Once upon a time? The most common phrases of all the time but What is […]
“You live and you suffer. To hell with it. You want a pizza?” — Antonio Ricci, The Bicycle Thieves, 1948, Italy. Portrayed by Lamberto Maggiorani. Foreign Film Academy Award 1949. Director Vittorio de Sica, 50 Greatest Films of All Time – British Film Institute more Roger Ebert Review: … Such films stand outside time. […]
« The art of living is based on rhythm, on give and take, ebb and flow, light and dark, life and death. By acceptance of all the aspects of life, good and bad, right and wrong, yours and mine, the static, defensive life, which is what most people are cursed with, is converted into a […]
Henry Miller, “the wisdom of the heart”. In “the wisdom of the heart”. New York: New Directions, 1966, p. 32-33.
This week, New York City transit riders have been lining up to purchase special edition David Bowie MetroCards. The city’s Metropolitan Transit Authority has teamed up with Spotify to offer five different options each celebrating the late artist’s varied personas. The limited edition of 250,000 MetroCards is only available at vending machines in Manhattan subway […]
Those of you who are regular visitors to Travel Between The Pages are well aware of my fascination with railway travel and with maps. While I am a mere dilettante, I recently had the good fortune to connect with someone who has extensive expertise in these subjects and who was willing to offer links to […]