roald dahl

Tag: Jeugdsentiment

“I do not miss childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in small things, even as greater things crumbled. I could not control the world I was in, could not walk away from things or people or moments that hurt, but I took joy in the things that made me happy.”

― Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane (meer…)

Leugens uit mijn kinder(boeken)tijd

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I’m not saying I believe magic is real — I don’t. But that’s the perennial appeal of magic — the idea that we ourselves have power and we can shape our world.

–J. K. ROWLING (meer…)