• I want to think quietly, calmly, spaciously, never to be interrupted, never to have to rise from my chair, to slip easily from one thing to another, without any sense of hostility, or obstacle. I want to sink deeper and deeper, away from the surface, with its hard separate facts.

    Virginia Woolf, David Bradshaw (2001). “The Mark on the Wall and Other Short Fiction”, p.5, Oxford University Press, USA