Tag Archive: friendship

Jan 19 2015

Conflicting Emotions (Part 2)

In Candy Candy Final Story (CCFS) epilogue, Albert replied to Candy’s first letter to him after revealing that he was Candy’s Prince on the Hill: … I don’t blame you for getting angry. I kept it secret, that I was “Granduncle” — William A. Ardray. I had my inner conflict myself to keep it secret, …

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Jan 12 2015

Conflicting Emotions (Part 1)

A while ago, a friend gave me the link to a special post of a Japanese blog, in which it shows some famous artworks of the manga artist, Yumiko Igarashi, in her art museum (いがらしゆみこ美術館). For those who haven’t heard of her, she was the illustrator of the manga version of Candy Candy. I was told that …

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Oct 23 2014

Invisible threads, again!

I haven’t heard of this quote before until just recently: “Invisible Threads are the Strongest Ties”, a quote by the famous philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche  (1844-1900). I read that he had meant that threads of love and friendship, though undetectable (invisible), could tie you to someone just as much as a sturdy rope. In fact, this quote is …

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Sep 25 2014

Love grew into romance (Part 3)

I found the following quotes. Do you agree? Every girl has her best friend, boyfriend and true love. Lucky if they are all the same person. (~ source unknown) All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand. (~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox) It’s clear in Candy Candy, Candy and Albert …

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Sep 17 2014

Love grew into romance (Part 2)

This is meant to clarify what I said in my previous post. I used the young actor, Brenton Thwaites, only to give you a real life example of what a grown-up man, who is 25 years old and 1.87m tall, can actually look very boyish. I also replaced the tiny picture I used earlier with a …

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Sep 15 2014

Love grew into romance

There’s a book called “My Heart Can’t Tell You No” by M.K. Heffner, in which it talks about a boy who used to love a girl like a little sister. When she grew into a teen beauty, their love grew into romance. I haven’t read the book myself, but I suppose the word “love” refers to the broader sense of love, …

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