Literature

He must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil

William Shakespeare

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities.
Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.

Gloria Steinem

La plus belle ruse du diable, c'est de faire croire qu'il n'existe pas
The finest trick of the devil is to persuade you that he does not exist

Charles Baudelaire

Us sing and dance, make faces and give flower bouquets, trying to be loved.
You ever notice that trees do everything to get attention we do, except walk?

Alice Walker – The Color Purple

Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone;
it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.

Ursula K. Le Guin

Comics, cosplay and child-catching – a weekend at Copenhagen Comics

Continuing my tour of Nordic comic festivals, I took the train from Malmö, over the always impressive Øresund Bridge (perhaps familiar to viewers of The Bridge) to attend Copenhagen Comics, a biennial comic fest. Their website and programmes are, bizarrely when so much else is translated into English in the Nordic countries, only available in […]

Whatever you're meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.

Doris Lessing