Quotes from “A Good Day for Climbing Trees” by Jaco Jacobs

I think you sometimes do things in the blink of an eye, without thinking – things that change your life.
You ask someone to marry you in the middle of a horror movie, like my dad asked my mum
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doggohas quotedlast year
I didn’t need an invitation. With a shrug, I turned to go home. I didn’t feel like making small talk with a half-crazy girl. Besides, I had to finish the dishes
rub him up the wrong way.
I think you sometimes do things in the blink of an eye, without thinking – things that change your life
Sometimes an idea makes a lot of sense while it’s still in your head, but as soon as it slips out of your mouth, it sounds like you’ve been sniffing toilet spray.
No matter what happened, I always disappeared somewhere between my two brothers. Always somewhere in the middle, where no one ever saw me.
For Elize, Mia and Emma – who keep me from becoming invisible
S
Shas quoted2 months ago
I think you sometimes do things in the blink of an eye, without thinking – things that change your life.

You ask someone to marry you in the middle of a horror movie, like my dad asked my mum.
was off her rocker
soles of her feet
stiff-lipped colleagues
articles.

The island game.
I guessed I must have fallen asleep because I was woken by someone softly calling my name.
Sometimes you need to be noticed – even if it’s by your own dad.
It’s good to fight for something but you also have to know when to stop – otherwise the fight can become bigger than the thing you’re fighting against.’
cheeks felt warm. Why did it feel so awkward to say the word ‘toilet’ in front of a girl? After all, girls also go to the toilet.
Eve
Evehas quoted7 months ago
Sometimes an idea makes a lot of sense while it’s still in your head, but as soon as it slips out of your mouth, it sounds like you’ve been sniffing toilet spray.
My mum said Mrs Merriman was eccentric. I thought that was just a nice word for ‘freaking weird’.
It’s good to fight for something but you also have to know when to stop – otherwise the fight can become bigger than the thing you’re fighting against
I think you sometimes do things in the blink of an eye, without thinking – things that change your life.
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