It’s so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn’t it?
The heart was always seen as the noblest of the internal organs as well as the most vital. The hearts of martyrs or future candidates for sainthood would be preserved, but never their livers, say, or the entrails – at least not on their own; it was either the heart by itself or the whole lot together.
We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.
The best live among us in disguise.
Mandy Sutter’s ‘Bush Meat’ triumphs in its lean prose and true dialogue, in its disarming humour, in its evocation of a family divided by sexism and racism in 1960s Nigeria.
One of the most inexplicable characteristics of the Germans is their love of kitsch.
That Rome was comparatively great and wealthy is certain.
Practically, the desirable situation ought to be one in which any reasonably responsible person willing to accept available employment can find a job paying a living wage within 48 hours.
The photograph reverses the purpose of travel, which until now had been to encounter the strange and unfamiliar.
I was desperately unhappy trying to adjust to the world.