a cup of strong hot coffee when you’re blue

“People always think that happiness is a faraway thing,” thought Francie, “something complicated and hard to get. Yet, what little things can make it up; a place of shelter when it rains – a cup of strong hot coffee when you’re blue; for a man, a cigarette for contentment; a book to read when you’reContinue reading “a cup of strong hot coffee when you’re blue”

magic squiggles

“What an astonishing thing a book is. It is a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts, on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you’re inside the mind of another person. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knewContinue reading “magic squiggles”