“It isn’t pretty, but it’s what I want it to be.”
Memories of a favourite picture book, and more besides.
How strange were the ways of the Castilians—just by saying something was so, they believed that it was.
“They, the conquistadors, collided with an Inca empire ten million strong, smashing into it like a giant meteor.” Kim MacQuarrie.
What is truer than truth?
Answer: the story.
Come with me to Mandalay to check out a book with pages of marble.
I get re-acquainted with an old favourite and find there’s much to laugh at and with.