“There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one.” — Kazuo Ishiguro One of my favourite authors, Never Let Me Go crept up me, and its central idea and character will I am sure indeed never let me go. His latest novel, The Buried Giant, is for me, his greatest…
“You know,” said Arthur, “it’s at times like this, when I’m trapped in a Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of asphyxiation in deep space that I really wish I’d listened to what my mother told me when I was young.” “Why, what did she tell you?” “I don’t know,…
one travels far
and the minutes of your life are painfully few.
by moving from one place to another.
You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
if I unexpectedly run into someone I know, it’s a bit of a shock and takes me a while to adjust.
The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
That everyday people die and the rest assume they are immortal.
— From the Mahabharata.