i thought it would be kind of cool to read alice in wonderland. i saw it reviewed on first tuesday book club ages ago and found the idea of revisiting a childhood classic charming.
so i bought it and tucked in but i never found my rhythm. i'd snap out of a thought and realise i have just read five pages without 'hearing' a thing. this just happens sometimes and isn't necessarily an indication of the story's quality. still, i've since stopped reading alice and moved on to we need to talk about kevin which, as an aside, is so far brilliant.
i will quite likely return to alice. i'll have to start again and make a better effort to get involved. i think i owe it to author lewis carroll since he, through his alice, most kindly came up with these spectacular words:
...but it's no use
to yesterday because
i was a different
this quote resonated with me instantly and has, among other things, helped me find a way forward from portions of my past which had previously held me back. i love words for having that power.
and you? words to live by? quotes which inspire?