That’s a prompt phrase that either gets a serious polemic or used for a bit of fun. Ask me at about the youngest age I can remember and I’d have described something like this picture. I wanted to grow up to be the maiden tied to the tracks.
Mistakes are often categorised as regrets over missed opportunities rather than outright cock-ups. But first up here’s some real life changing mistakes.
Orwell’s book is an oft mis-quoted book by people who have obviously never actually read it. I must have first read it when I was about 13, one of the most frightening books I have ever read. I don’t recall the TV adaptation, nor the film with John Hurt, though I love Terry Gilliam’s Brazil which captures the… Read More »