Friday, 31 July 2015


"Sweet childish days, that were as long
As twenty days are now."

(William Wordsworth. 'To a butterfly')

"Did you know that childhood is the only time in our lives when insanity is not only permitted to us, but expected."

(Louis de Bernieres)

Sunday, 19 July 2015


"The truth is not one of us is innocent. We all have sins to confess."

(Catherine de Medici)

"Courage is as often the outcome of dispair as of hope; in the one case we have nothing to loose, in the other everything to gain."

(Diane de Poitiers)

Friday, 3 July 2015


"I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but those whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will persue their principles into death."

(Leonardo da Vinci)

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."

(Leonardo da Vinci)