I Sometimes Like Solitude

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    Lighthouse Keeper?

    Albert Einstein used to say the ideal occupation for a man of his type would be a lighthouse keeper. Living a solitary quiet life he thought, would be conducive to his thinking and creativity. But it's only a comment for the ages, for the man himself had many chances to take...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    Apr 12, 2012

    I think my mother said it best: 'Darling I

    know you find people difficult, but you can't escape the world.' Still like to try though. I think that's why I always have my nose in a book.
    alonewiththegods alonewiththegods
    26-30, F
    Jul 20, 2015

    Me time , the best times ,

    from meditation, to loosing myself in a great book , or a late night walk or alone on the Forrest, with only the wind and birds , to self gratification, in the shower or alone in bed
    wishingwellguy wishingwellguy
    36-40, M
    Jul 21, 2015

    1 enjoy a lot of solitude

    but I still enjoy company. On a walking trip in Scotland alone a few years ago I spent five days out on the hills around Glen Affric and never saw a soul. Dropping down from the last of the hills I stopped by a beck and saw some cigarette ends. They were a relief, someone...
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    26-30
    Jan 28
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