Madmen are always serious – they go mad from lack of humour.
Alice Thomas Ellis. I met her – she was and is one of my favourite writers– and then Michael Gifkins swept her off to dinner. I was so jealous:
There is no reciprocity. Men love women – women love children – children love hamsters.
Northern people in every country like to think of themselves as more honest and straightforward than those further south.Sounds a northern hemisphere thing. Try arguing that in the South Island: light Brian Turner and stand well back.