terça-feira, 11 de janeiro de 2011


Unfinished, of all the words you can use to describe La Sagrada Familia, brown, pointy, weird, the one that really seems to stick is unfinished. Why? Because on June 7th, 1926, the architect Antonio Gaudi, who’s beard was also brown, pointy, weird and unfinished was run over by a bus and so his greatest masterpiece would remain forever unfinished. Gaudi to his credit never gave up on his dream, but that’s not usually how it goes. Usually it isn’t a speeding bus that keeps the brown, pointy, weird church from getting built. Most of the time it’s just too difficult, too expensive or too scary, its only once you stopped that you realize how hard it is to start again, so you force yourself not to want it but it’s always there and until you finish it, it will always be…

in "How I met you mother"
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