I think in retrospect that all those 'alternative'modes of living were little more than exercises in arrested development.
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So I was smacked up on the Prime Minister's jet – big deal.Will Self
The éminence cerise, the bolster behind the throne.Will Self
There can be no more thrilling idea of intimacy that connecting with someone through the agency of the written word. Here we meet, on the page, naked and unadorned: shorn of class, race, gender, sexual identity, age and nationality. The reader I seek is a tautology, for he/she is simply…the person who wants to read what I have written.Will Self
I have a healthy appetite for solitude. If you don't, you have no business being a writer.Will Self
I think of writing as a sculptural medium. You are not building things. You are removing things, chipping away at language to reveal a living form.Will Self
Things are only boring if you are boring.Will Self
I make no apology for preoccupying myself with architecture, television, conceptual art, restaurants and Jane Asher's cakes.Will Self