Sunday, May 31, 2009

Not what if, what now is better

A nice text about Ballard

"My greatest ally was the pram in the hall."
This is a very nice thought, because most of us decide our lives precisely this way : we go through all the expected motions and end up trapped by the bounds and boundaries of love...


  1. I think that what he meant was that bringing up his three children single-handedly was made him a truly remarkable writer. Is that your interpretation?

  2. Yes, that having an anchor in his life, helped him also as a writer.
    He could be far out in his work, but far out and able to provide for his family (and that makes a world of diference).