Quotes from Six Impossible Things

Fiona Wood ·  263 pages

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“We look at each other with shy relief. It's the look two odd socks give when they recognise each other in the wild.”
― Fiona Wood, quote from Six Impossible Things


“Stress level: extreme. It's like she was a jar with the lid screwed on too tight, and inside the jar were pickles, angry pickles, and they were fermenting, and about to explode.”
― Fiona Wood, quote from Six Impossible Things


“My problems are like waves - just as one disappears with a snarl and a hiss there’s another shaping up to knock me down.”
― Fiona Wood, quote from Six Impossible Things


“Something large and happy has unfolded in my chest, erupting in a smile that won’t quit. I can’t remember ever feeling so light-hearted. Or is my heart full? Or bursting? Not aching, that’s for sure.”
― Fiona Wood, quote from Six Impossible Things


“... you cow,' Estelle added. 'I heard that.' 'Give the woman the geriatric audiology medal,' Estelle said. 'I heard that, too', her mother said, from the other side of the door.”
― Fiona Wood, quote from Six Impossible Things



“Guys, please, one life-changing shock at a time, I felt like saying.”
― Fiona Wood, quote from Six Impossible Things


“REVISITING THE LIST
1. Kiss Estelle
Okay, at least I've met her. She thinks I'm a creep. And that's withought her knowing I've read her diaries. Unless we somehow fall over, exactly aligned, lip to lip, and gravity causes the pressure, or we find ourselves in a darkened room and through a series of Shakespearian ID muddles she thinks she's kissing someone else, I can't say how this is ever going to happen.”
― Fiona Wood, quote from Six Impossible Things


“It’s the look two odd socks give when they recognise each other in the wild.”
― Fiona Wood, quote from Six Impossible Things


“Fred is staying with his mother these holidays. She's living in London for six months, in Chelsea, studying Georgian underwear at the National Art Library. It's a thesis, not a fetish.”
― Fiona Wood, quote from Six Impossible Things


“There's nothing more satisfying than being stupid with a friend.”
― Fiona Wood, quote from Six Impossible Things



About the author

Fiona Wood
Born place: Melbourne, Australia
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