So I re-discovered this African proverb when I re-read Amy Rosenthal’s quirky, witty, unique Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life: A good soup attracts chairs.

Pinpoint evocative, isn’t it? The five words conjure a picture, a movie, chair legs scraping, sniffs, satisfied and anticipatory smacking of the lips – almost like a spell.

Author: lichone

Ethics by Enid Blyton; physique by deep-fried things. I think we all have an instinct to tell stories and to build things and relationships,

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