A Life of Dreams

“He was calmly eating his soup, laughing with pleasant good-humour, as if he had come all the way to Calais for the express purpose of enjoying supper at this filthy inn, in the company of his arch-enemy.” – Emmuska Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel

A Moment Worth Living For

“Don’t you sometimes feel bewildered when you think of the millions of things that put life together? I’m not bewildered. I’m filled with the deepest awe and wonder. The miracle is that in its complexity it all works.” – Julie Andrews Edwards, The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles


Obsession: the domination of one’s thoughts or feelings by a persistent idea, image, desire, etc