Yay it's here!! It's going to the top of my tbr pile 😁🥰
Listening to one of my favourite books while I work on my knitting project 🎧🤖💗
I survived uniform shopping with the Spawn so I deserve a treat (next month's book allowance untouched). He got a treat too of course 😁
"Nobody knows exactly what happens after we die" the Spook said with a sigh. "If we did, there wouldn't be so many different religions all saying different things and all thinking they're right. To my mind it doesn't matter which one of them you follow. Or even if you walk alone and take your own path through life. As long as you live your life right and respect others' beliefs as your dad taught you, then you won't go far wrong."
"Each person has to save themselves first, then you can move in and help."
"Some people will tell you it gets better," she said, "but that's not really true, and I won't tell you that. There's a piece missing from you now, and you never get it back, but you do learn how to exist alongside that missing piece. It gets easier to navigate, over time. It's terrible, really that you learn to live with such a thing, but you do. People are horribly resilient that way"