Hit by a hammer

"My discovery of the explosive potentialities of potassium chlorate and sulphur, when hit by a hammer, has started a craze that has spread all over _______________" Colin Wilson - Voyage to a Beginning 1969

Fishing hairdressers

Being a good walker, he was as fond of long walks as hairdressers are of fishing. Colette - The Tender Shoot                      Sidon-Gabrielle Colette

Life’s Ironies

Jesua was often mistaken for me  in the village, because she never grew breasts, and began to shave before I did. She died of consumption when she was twenty-two, a virgin to the end and secretly in love with a sanctimonious priest who, when he met her in the street, always said, "Hello Fermin, you're … Continue reading Life’s Ironies