“you concentrate so hard on living up to the term “adult” that you forget growing up happens by living, not by sheer force of will.” — Cora Carmack (Finding It (Losing It, #3))

Today has consisted of me trying my hardest to get my life in order, whilst listening to songs from my childhood; because who wouldn't want to be transported back to a simpler time when trying to get a grip on their own life? I preferred it when someone else had a grip on my life … Continue reading “you concentrate so hard on living up to the term “adult” that you forget growing up happens by living, not by sheer force of will.” — Cora Carmack (Finding It (Losing It, #3))

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.” – Frank Herbert (Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1))

Being an avid reader, I often expect my life to slip into place just like it does in novels for the characters. I have long realised that men and relationships are nothing like they are in fiction and I have come to terms with that, but looking for a job I realise that I have … Continue reading “I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.” – Frank Herbert (Dune (Dune Chronicles, #1))

“Everything starts somewhere, though many physicists disagree…” – Terry Pratchett (Hogfather)

"...But people have always been dimly aware of the problem with the start of things. They wonder how the snowplough driver gets to work, or how the makers of dictionaries look up the spelling of words." I am currently sat at my desk, cat on my lap, writing my very first newspaper article. Okay, yes … Continue reading “Everything starts somewhere, though many physicists disagree…” – Terry Pratchett (Hogfather)

“Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” — Mary Shelley (Frankenstein )

I read Mary Shelley’s book about a year ago, in a University module which was filled with more laughter than learning, so when I came across this quote, it did not surprise me that it had never registered on my radar. One of the beautiful things about brilliant books is that no matter how many … Continue reading “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” — Mary Shelley (Frankenstein )