In order to talk through their differences, [James and Niki] sat down for dinner in a quiet corner of the Glen Motor Inn’s dining room, surrounded by the giant picture windows overlooking the lakes. The scene could not have been more tranquil… The meal had broken the ice, and the two drivers subsequently spent a lot of time smoothing over their differences and renewing their friendship, which had been fractured temporarily by events in Canada.
After that, they arranged to move to adjoining hotel rooms, where they kept their doors open and socialized together as much as possible. At the time, Fawlty Towers was Europe’s top comedy TV show, so Lauda used to wake Hunt in the morning with practical jokes and hilarious Fawlty Towers-type John Cleese impressions.
If want to defeat your enemy, you don't take away their courage.
You take away their hope.
N: What? I want to sleep with Haru-chan.
R: You don't want to be in a tent with me?
N: Well, you probably grind your teeth when you sleep.
R: I don't do that!
xxx “I can’t believe I just said that.”
“I can’t believe you just said that.”
"Oh, shut up. We were totally having a moment here."
"Sorry, I didn’t realize we were having a moment while I’m bleeding to death."
happy birthday, mariana!
I don’t need an answer right away. For now..
I took a last look at Achilles, standing by the side of the chariot, almost forlorn. I reached for his hand, and he gripped it. ‘Be careful,’ he said.
There was more to say, but for once we did not say it. There would be other times for speaking, tonight and tomorrow and all the days after that. He let go of my hand.
"Because you're the reason. Swear it."
#R.I.P John Watson’s heterosexuality