Collected Items 28.09.13

Gathering is peculiar, because you see nothing but what you’re looking for. If you’re picking raspberries, you see only what’s red, and if you’re looking for bones you see only the white. No matter where you go, the only thing you see is bones.

Tove Jansson, The Summer Book trans. Thomas Teal (London: Sort of Books, 2003) p. 30