Category Archives: TWISTED THINKING

I’ve always been able to vomit as silently as a ninja; it’s a questionable talent and a poor party trick.”

― Jason Purdy, Cigarette

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“Yes, the world was very strange. But you had to walk through. That was the trick. You had to keep walking through, always, with your chin held high, the way she had passed through the tunnels of the underworld, with only the dim light of the lumpen to guide her. That was the other trick, the other truth: Light would come to you from unexpected places.”
― Lauren Oliver, The Spindlers

To the thief every bush is a man.

"Bannú: Or Our Afghan Frontier"


on the road he happened to say to himself, I wonder how a blind man finds his way about." And, as there was no one near to tell him, he shut his eyes, and walked on and on until he lost himself.

Old birds are not caught with cats. (Dutch).

Curiosities in Proverbs


Theory 6:  When a cat is dropped, it always lands on its feet. When toast is dropped, it always lands with the buttered side facing down. Thus, if buttered toast is strapped to the back of a dropped cat, the two will hover, spinning inches above the ground.

foto – striped cat from next door jan 2011