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.
I guess it was all going just a little too well If I wasn't careful, I'd be happy pretty soon. Carrie Fisher (The Princess Diarist) I've been sat on this book for too long and this, along with a few other lines really jumped out at me. I don't know how I feel about this… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – Princess Diarist
Words only exist in theory. And then one ordinary day you run into a word that only exists in theory and then you meet it face to face. And then that word becomes someone you know. The word becomes someone you hate. And you take that word with you everywhere you go and you can't… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – The Inexplicable Logic of my Life
“For what it's worth... it's never too late, or in my case too early, to be whoever you want to be. There's no time limit. Start whenever you want. You can change or stay the same. There are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – F Scott Fitzgerald
In a continuation of my quest to read more non fiction I finally got around to picking up a copy of Suggs' autobiography. Suggs, for those that don't know, is a member of the band, Madness, who are one of my favourite bands, they're just so much fun and I've always found Suggs to be… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – That Close
What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath. Is it bad that Sylvia Plath is pretty much the only writer that I recognise myself in? Probably...