If you’re feeling down, read this.

coutts tom and ev

It’s one of those pieces that puts the petty concerns of stuff like work issues and the little irritations of life into perspective. An everyday tragedy told with heartbreakingly brave and down-to-earth prose. Take ten minutes out of your day to read it and remind yourself about the crazy, random, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it luck of being alive on this planet and the joyful good fortune of having people around that you love and who love you. As the writer, Marion Coutts, says, “The project is to not go down.”

The book extract and image are from The Guardian.


About antmelder
Executive Creative Director at Host/Havas Sydney; passionate vegetarian; lover of books, boxing and Bruce Springsteen.

2 Responses to If you’re feeling down, read this.

  1. Rob Hackett says:

    Leave with no regrets and when hugging squeeze a little bit more.

  2. antmelder says:

    “And in the end, the love you take…is equal to the love you make.” – Paul McCartney, ‘The End’

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