Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it, a jealous possessive love that grabs at what it can. I'm not going to lie, I am really struggling with this book! Yann Martell writes so beautifully, but there is a LOT going on and at the moment I can't decide… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – The Life of Pi
Books are easily destroyed... but words wll live for as long as people remember them. Tattoos for example are very hard to forget. I think there's something about the impermanence of life thse days that makes it necessary to etch ink into our skin. It reminds us that we've been marked by the world, that… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – Unravel Me
From what I've observed, birthdays get scary as you march through your twenties. At thirty, you don't know whether to celebrate: what's to get excited about - the end of youth? The beginning of adulthood? -Dick Van Dyke Happy birthday to me, my existential dread is playing up again, but what's new there?
There was nowhere to go but everywhere, keep rolling under the stars I'm in one of those moods where I really want to re-read On the Road, which makes me think of this quote.
I'm going to cheat here and put in more than one quote because I love Bryony Gordon's Mad Girl too much to just have one! These kids have no idea how good they've got it. You think we had it easier, worrying that our skin is going to burn off and melt away every time… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – Mad Girl
one can be as happy in a desert as in a hotel. It all depends on one's state of mind. - Reggie Kray Reading Reggie Kray's book was a very eye-opening look at the justice system, the prison system and the history of the east end. There were moments where I forgot he was… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – Born Fighter
I'm really not a liar, I just learned very early on that those of us deprived of history sometimes need to turn to mythology to feel complete, to belong.