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.
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
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...
So I am on a mission. Well, I say a mission, I am actually on two missions and this particular post will introduce you to both of them. Firstly, I am looking to broaden my reading horizons, I have mentioned before that I want to read more non fiction, I also generally want to read… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote -Milk and Honey
Last year I decided I wanted to read more non fiction, so when I spotted Amy Poehler's book on the International Woman's Day I knew I had to have it and literally within the first few pages I made so many notes of things she'd said I couldn't not make a post about at least… Continue reading #LoveThisQuote – Yes, Please