Thursday, 17 June 2010


Seeing this image on NOBODY AT THE WHEEL reminded me of this quote.

'He noticed that there was a moment, before the pain of a scraped knee or knocked elbow assailed them, just before they burst into tears, when their faces assumed a look of utter confusion and bemusement, as if asking: 'Why is life doing this to me?' Time Pears In the place of fallen leaves

Looking back at my quotation book I read this novel the first summer I'd been teaching and it so rang true. I'd spent the summer seeing that face everytime they tumbled on the hard ground with their bare knees...

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Ooh how lovely more stripes on the page...
Thank you for taking the time.