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Archive for October 2009
A dear friend had her second baby last week (yay J9!). And The Divine Ms G spawned the lovely Emily earlier this year. The Book of Face is a veritable torrent of engagements and weddings and babies; generally the Successful Achievement of Proper Maturity. Meanwhile, I am very, very excited about Season 5 of Lost […]
A week or so ago, my brain shut down on me. I had kind of been expecting it, after many nights of lying awake from 2 to 5am, compounded my inability to concentrate for more than a few minutes during the day. It’s how I imagine suffocating to feel, enveloped in a black cloud, the […]
Science Guy completely outdid all previous birthday presents in the history of the world, and bought me this bike. It’s a Pashley Princess Sovereign painted Buckingham Black. It’s got five speeds, gold-lined mudguards, a dynamo headlamp and a ding-dong bell. I haven’t had a bike since my red raleigh 20 back in ’85 (but she […]
Here are the thirty five things I learnt, during the first thirty five years I spent on this very planet. In my thirty sixth, I learnt how to be loved. Image: Ms Conway
‘Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do not now look for the answers. They cannot now be given to you because you could not live them. It is a question of experiencing everything. At […]