“My emotional life: dialectic between craving for privacy and need to submerge myself in a passionate relationship to another” —Susan Sontag
Miss Hampton, who is your favourite African writer? (If you absolutely had to pick one!)
Bessie Head. But living? Ben Okri.
“If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it’s fruitless to stand there and yell at the person. It would be much better to turn your attention to the fact that there’s an arrow in your heart…” —Pema Chödrön, Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living
“He always ran away from the battle with himself. Even in his own heart’s privacy, he excused himself, saying, ‘If she hadn’t said so-and-so, it would never have happened.’” —D.H. Lawrence
“she walked in through the out door…” —prince