All those things that pass before us…which we miss by a hair and which are botched for eternity. The Elegance of the Hedgehog. Muriel Burberry
I’m a free spirit, don’t forget – And I go wherever the wind takes me. The Lollipop Shoes. Joanne Harris
It is always worth itemising happiness, there is so much of the other thing in a life, you had better put down the markers for happiness while you can. The Secret Scripture. Sebastian Barry.
Would her degeneration continue in a linear fashion til she ate with her mouth open and didn’t wash at all? Eventually she would forget to pay the bills. Her electricity would be cut off; water too .She would wear four jumpers and make tea from water boiled on a tripod over the file. Catch. Simon Robson.
…see life for what it is – an ongoing negotiation between the purposeful and void, between the desire for independence and the realisation that one is destined to be interdependent, caught between contentment and despiar, wanting to live and wishing to die; or if not to die then simply, at the flick of a finger, not to be. The Last Amateurs. Mark de Rond.
It was real, and it was great. It was really great. Elizabeth Town.
Lies are the currency of all human exchanges and interaction. The Seven days of Peter Crumb. Jonny Glynnn.