Tuesday 11 May 2010

Eye on the Ball

"Keep your eye on the ball, even when it's in the referee's pocket."
[Christy Ring, advice to aspiring hurlers]

Thursday 6 May 2010


"No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn."
[Hal Borland]

Monday 19 April 2010

Spinning Around

The Tower. Somewhere ahead, it waited for him - the nexus of Time, the nexus of Size.”

[Stephen King, The Dark Tower - Vol I: The Gunslinger]

Thursday 15 April 2010

The Fence

“Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow”

[Norman Vincent Peale]

Wednesday 7 April 2010

Arc of Light

"When we came within sight of the sea, the waves on the horizon, caught at intervals above the rolling abyss, were like glimpses of another shore with towers and buildings."

[Charles Dickens, David Copperfield]

Tuesday 6 April 2010


"From a fallen tree, all make kindling."

[Spanish proverb]

Tuesday 30 March 2010

Let's not spoiling it, then

"A lovely horse is always an experience.... It is an emotional experience of the kind that is spoiled by words."

[Beryl Markham]

Monday 29 March 2010

The Sea Is Everything

"The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides."

[Jules Verne, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea]