“There will be a bird today. It will be white with streaks of gold like a crown atop its head. It will fly.”
~Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me…534 more words
At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless;
Neither from nor towards; at the still point, there the dance is,
But neither arrest nor movement. 682 more words
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I’ve set things in motion. I’ve arranged a few pieces of the jigsaw on an uneven surface and now I wait to see what alchemy occurs.
“The past beats inside me like a second heart.”
John Banville, The Sea
I’m wanting to take a different and less predictable route to help me to understand my fascination with our old Birmingham Canal Navigation day boat…887 more words
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The distinction between life and lifeless is a human construct. Every atom in this body existed before organic life emerged 4000 million years ago. Remember our childhood as minerals, as lava, as rocks?
“FAMOUS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD” was the trademark logo of Valentine’s Co. Ltd. (Valentine & Sons) 1825-1963 Dundee, Scotland and London, England. In working on my lists of postcards relating to Matlock Bath “Valentine’s” is a name I come across regularly, so I thought I’d find out a little more about the firm. 668 more words