“Do you ever get so fed up of the way you are that you want to shut everyone out and be all alone for a very long time?”

– I do. Always.


I’ve had to sink my teeth into a role that was probably a fried-chicken dinner and make it into a filet mignon.

               Happy Birthday Queen Viola Davis! (11 August 1965)


“A friend of mine bought me the first journal about five years ago. They’re all collections of lyrics, notes and poems. I love travelling with them now, finishing one and getting a fresh one. I take them all with me to the studio and read through everything at once.” credit for floral/bottle doodles! (+)

I want to be happy.”
- “Then why aren’t you?”
“Because no matter how hard I try or how much I want it… I can’t.