By Megan Thomas I hear people say things like, "I love reading, I just don't have the time", a lot. But I genuinely think that the only reason people think this is true is because they're imagining trying to get stuck into The Lord Of The Rings or War and Peace between tube stations or…
Email exchanges between two brothers having a rather different experience of the South African bush...
The fourth in Suzy K Quinn's motherhood-diary series.
"I know that a choice is presenting itself. I can play the squeamish Westerner, protect the delicate flora of my intestinal tract and offend a bunch of festive animists. Or I can be another person, a different Susan – a fearless explorer embracing with open hands and open heart a strange new world."
“The depth of the lows is the price you pay for the height of the highs.”
“I've learned that home isn't a place, it's a feeling.”
“Forgive me, I'm being a bit crude and rude about this, but I can't make the reality prettier than it is: sad, grim, and funny all at once.”
“It is a truth universally acknowledged that when one part of your life starts going okay, another falls spectacularly to pieces.”