Time at the desk has opened up like a satisfying large yawn and this morning's brain warm up looks a little like this ;
Extract from intro to Woolgathering by Patti Smith
"Someone asked if I would consider Woolgathering a fairy tale. I have always adored such tales but I am afraid it does not qualify. Everything contained in this little book is true, and written just like it was. The writing of it drew me from my strange torpor and I hope that in some measure it will fill the reader with a vague and curious joy."