Posts Categorized: Quote of the Week

Typed on an Olivetti Lettera 32

This is an Olivetti Lettera 32 typewriter (1963). It is one of the first portable typewriters. And how fitting because it is an extremely well-traveled typewriter. A globe-trotter. It’s lived in: London, Uganda, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Oxford and now New York City. (Like me.) It was my mother’s and she gave it to me… Read more »

Instagram of the Week: Three Gates

Some people say this is from Amy Carmichael. Others say is was Sufi. (I grew up being told this by my Welsh grandmother, and I don’t think she was reading Sufi…) But whoever said it first, one thing is clear. It is something we all need to hear. It is something we all need to… Read more »

Quote of the Week: Open House for Butterflies

One of my favorite pages from one of my favorite children’s books, by one of my favorite children’s book writer/illustrator teams, in one of the golden ages of children’s publishing. Deceptively simple. Perfectly captures a child’s voice. A book that I read and re-read that keeps me on my toes. (I mean, just the title!)… Read more »