Thailand Footprint: People, Things, Literature, Music and Henry Miller too. Forget Yourself Here

“Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.”
― Henry Miller

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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – March 2017

"When you're right with yourself it doesn't matter which flag is flying over your head or who owns what…

March 5, 2017
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Henry Miller on New York – Quote of the Month, December 2016

"In fact I don't know now whether I am really awake or dreaming. My whole past seems like one long…

December 13, 2016
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Interview with Henry Miller about leaving and returning to America – 11/17/2016

I think conditions are worse today than when I wrote "Air Conditioned Nightmare". In my opinion the end…

November 18, 2016
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – October 2016

  “When you surrender, the problem ceases to exist. Try to solve it,or conquer it, and you only…

October 20, 2016
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After Three + Years my first intentional repeat of a Henry Miller Quote – August 2016

“To be silent the whole day long ..."

August 9, 2016
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – July 2016

I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse on the world. I see a long night…

July 8, 2016
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – June 2016

Supposedly we have the highest standard of living of any country in the world. Do we, though? It depends…

June 18, 2016
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – May 2016

"That is how I like to begin each day. A day well begun, I say..."

May 10, 2016
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – April 2016

“What is one to say to a man who insists on making his own prison?”

April 4, 2016
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month with Super Tuesday Bonus Quotes – March 2016

"I regard politics as a thoroughly foul, rotten world. We get nowhere through politics. It debases…

March 2, 2016
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – February 2016

Every month I post a Henry Miller quote. And every month it is like a memory test - to see that I don't…

February 1, 2016
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – January 2016

“Everybody goes the wrong way, everything is confused, chaotic, disorderly ...

January 2, 2016
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – December 2015

I am here on earth to work out my own private destiny ...

December 1, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – November 2015

Henry Miller at the Hotel Princess in Paris, France 1969 “Surely every one realizes, at some point…

November 2, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – October 2015

Henry Miller Quote of the Month - October 2015

October 3, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – September 2015

Henry Miller – Untitled Watercolor People gravitate towards happy souls, but in doing so they tend…

September 2, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – August 2015

Henry Miller watercolor “Begin this moment, wherever you find yourself, and take no thought of the…

August 2, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – July 2015 – Taken from a Letter written in Paris

Henry Miller Quote of the Month

July 6, 2015
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Kevin Cummings and the Bangkok Beat

Originally posted on JAME DiBIASIO: Kevin Cummings, Bangkok’s online cultural impresario,…

June 30, 2015
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Interview with Cowgirl X author Jame DiBiasio

Thailand Footprint is pleased to interview Jame DiBiasio today. Jame was a featured reader at Night of…

June 30, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – June 2015

…when you are convinced that all the exits are blocked, either you take to believing in miracles…

June 5, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – May 2015

“This is my seventieth year of ping-pong playing,” Henry Miller wrote in 1971. “I…

May 1, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – April 2015

  I found this month’s Henry Miller quote on an interesting site called, Henry Miller Online…

April 4, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – March 2015

I really enjoyed my visit to the Henry Miller Memorial Museum in Big Sur, California last summer. A…

March 7, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – February 2015

  Click the picture above to goto an essay: Thoughts on Henry Miller and Surrealism By Robert…

February 3, 2015
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Bangkok Fiction Night of Noir Host James A. Newman Corralled for Interview

I met the artist, James A. Newman under a starless sky over a basket of chicken livers washed down…

January 4, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – January 2015

  Henry Miller Portrait by Jack Coughlin To purchase art by Jack Coughlin…

January 2, 2015
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – December 2014

http://www.hessdesignworks.com Through it all I learned the value of being humble to the dust, reduced…

December 10, 2014
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – November 2014

  The task of genius, and man is nothing if not genius, is to keep the miracle alive, to…

November 4, 2014
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The Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur, California

A photo-essay on my day trip to The Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur, California. Henry was not…

September 6, 2014
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Arthur Hoyle Interview – Biographer of The Unknown Henry Miller: A Seeker in Big Sur

Arthur Hoyle I am pleased to welcome writer, educator, and independent filmmaker Arthur Hoyle. His…

August 9, 2014
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – August 2014

  “If I were reading a book and happened to strike a wonderful passage I would close the book…

August 3, 2014
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – July 2014

 Henry Miller at Big Sur in the year 1950 “If it be knowledge or wisdom one is seeking, then…

July 1, 2014
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – June 2014

  ​”A world torn by indescribable upheavals, a world preoccupied with social and political…

June 1, 2014
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Taking a Break …

  For the same reasons my dog scratches his ear with his hind leg, I’ll be taking a break…

May 2, 2014
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – May 2014

  “What I want is to open up. I want to know what’s inside me. I want everybody to open…

May 1, 2014
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – April 2014

  ”Tomorrow I will discover Sunset Boulevard. Eurhythmic dancing, ball-room dancing, tap…

April 3, 2014
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – March 2014 – Nod to Barney Rosset

Now hailed as an American classic, Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller’s masterpiece, was banned as…

March 1, 2014
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month – February 2014

We do not talk—we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of…

February 3, 2014
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month … January 2014 …

“Every day we slaughter our finest impulses. That is why we get a heartache when we read those lines…

January 1, 2014
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Paris 1928 – Nexus II by Henry Miller … What if Henry had called an Audible to Siam?

A few people have wondered why Henry Miller is included in this blog? A few others have been…

December 15, 2013
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month … December 2013 …

This month’s quote by Henry Miller seems particularly timely, but then many of Henry’s quote…

December 1, 2013
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Henry Miller self-portrait and quote of the month … November 2013 …

Last night was a night to remember: I was among a sold out audience able to watch closing night…

November 3, 2013
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month … October 2013

The above image is of  a Henry Miller portrait done by famed artist Kalman Aron, a fascinating…

October 2, 2013
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Henry Miller: closet egalitarian, voice of common man, demolisher of classism, more Boss than ‘the Boss,’ etc.Henry Miller Memorial Library

Henry Miller: closet egalitarian, voice of common man, demolisher of classism, more Boss than ‘the…

September 27, 2013
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The Official FBI File of Henry Miller … back to The Air Conditioned Nightmare in 1939 … the book is published in 1945

http://vault.fbi.gov/Henry Miller/Henry Miller Part 1 of 1/view. There are some interesting lines about…

September 10, 2013
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Henry Miller Quote of the Month … for September 2013

It does me good to write a letter which is not a response to a demand, a gratuitous letter, so…

September 3, 2013
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The Parks in My Life … The Parks of Thailand …

In 1952 Henry Miller wrote a book which must have been quite the exercise in self examination. It is…

August 16, 2013
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Henry Miller on writing the truth … Quote of the month for August …

I struggled in the beginning. I said I was going to write the truth, so help me God. And I…

August 3, 2013
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Mia Loves Henry Miller … The Henry Miller Odyssey … attitudes are important …

I’ve just finished watching a 90 minute video/documentary (over the course of two days) called The…

July 12, 2013
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Henry Miller quote of the month … July

Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we…

July 6, 2013
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Forget Yourself … what did Henry Miller mean?

On the About / Mission page of this blog a Henry Miller quote concludes with, “Forget…

June 25, 2013
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Henry Miller quote of the month … for June

One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things. Henry Miller…

June 4, 2013
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Henry Miller on Writing.

Originally posted on The Eloquent Madness: “Writing, like life itself, is a voyage of discovery. The…

May 29, 2013
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Anaïs Nin on Henry Miller and Writing.

Originally posted on The Eloquent Madness: “Henry’s recollections of the past, in contrast to…

May 25, 2013
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Henry Miller Tribute from his daughter, Valentine … including art from his Insomnia Series

Henry Miller Tribute

May 22, 2013
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Henry Miller quote of the month … for May

Henry Miller by Mia Malone Jennings at http://www.miamalonejennings.com Why are we so full of restraint?…

May 10, 2013

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