“How are you feeling?” asks the doctor. “Who cares what I feel? Ask me what I’m thinking. Then you might learn something.” This is what Meryl Streep… Read more “What are you thinking? The influence of language we use”
Moved by this Sydney Morning Herald article I just read, which includes an extract from the new Jeanette Winterson book. Thought I would share a paragraph that I particularly like, quoted below.
I suppose it is because of the forking paths. I keep seeing my life darting off in the different directions it could have taken, as chance and circumstance, temperament and desire, open and close, open and close gates, routes, roadways. And yet there feels like an inevitability to who I am – just as of all the planets in all the universes, planet blue, this planet Earth, is the one that is home.
– Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?
An interactive electronic book-app for the iPad, offering a unique experience to play and explore. Wish I had an iPad… Put yourself in Morris’ shoes as you… Read more “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore”
Maarten van der Weijden became Olympic Champion 10 km Open water swimming at the Beijing Olympics after recovery from leukemia. Maarten tells his story in his book Beter.