Thursday, 22 January 2015


"If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle."

(Vincent van Gogh)

"You are not meant for crawling, so don't.
 You have wings...learn to use them and fly."

(Jalal Uddin Rumi)

Friday, 16 January 2015


"Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties."

(John Milton)

"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear."

(George Orwell)

Wednesday, 24 December 2014

Merry Christmas

Have a good Christmas and a Happy New Year and thank you all for checking out Fine Line.

Thursday, 18 December 2014


"Children must be taught how to think, not what to think."

(Margaret Mead)

" The soul is healed by being with children."

(Fyodor Dostoyevky)

Wednesday, 17 December 2014


" It is worth a pilgrimage to see. Everything is on so gigantic a scale, nothing is small-nothing is cheap, the statues are large; the palace is grand; the park covers a fair-sized county; the avenues are interminable."

(Mark Twain)

"As for the garden with its fountains, it is a marvellous thing...."

(Primi Visconti)

Thursday, 4 December 2014

Sunrise Newbury

"God created paper for the purpose of drawing architecture on it. Everything else is, at least to me, an abuse of paper".

(Alvar Aalto)

"But usually I begin things through a drawing, so a lot of things are worked out in the drawing. But even then, I still allow for and want to make changes."

(Roy Lichtenstein)

Wednesday, 12 November 2014


"I don't remember who said this, but there really are places in the heart you don't even know exist until you love a child."

(Anne Lamont)

"While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about."

(Angela Schwindt)

Thursday, 23 October 2014


"The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book."

(David Attenborough)

"Grand fathers are for loving and fixing things."