Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly featured hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week I'm looking ahead to 2018 and my book-related goals (I'm a big one for making resolutions, and even if I don't manage to stick to them I find the reflective process of making them pretty interesting). 1. Read more books … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday | Bookish Resolutions
"I was happy in those first days as really I'd never been before, roaming like a sleep-walker, stunned and drunk with beauty. ... The shock of first seeing a birch tree at night, rising up in the dark as cool and slim as a ghost. And the nights, bigger than imagining: black and gusty and enormous, disordered and wild with stars."
It is also then that I wish I believed in some sort of life after life, that in another universe, maybe on a small red planet where we have not legs but tails, where we paddle through the atmosphere like seals
Quietness and Emptiness fitted together like stacked spoons
"Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is."
"I thought we together, we will spend time together and our lifes will never be separated. I thought I don't needing go these double-bill screenings to kill raining nights. I thought I will not scared to live in this country alone, because now I having you, and you my family, my home. But I wrong. You doesn't promise anything solid."
'Yet we were all quiet for so long after, touched by the magnitude, the beautiful unfathomable magnitude of it all. This is what we are connected to. What we are all connected to. When the lights go out, so do we.'