Why were girls in such a hurry to grow up? She would never understand. Childhood was magical. Leaving it behind was a magnificent loss.
― Sarah Addison Allen, The Peach Keeper (via feellng)

i’m stepping out with a memory tonight / i haven’t time to be a millionaire performed by jimmy mesene and al bowlly just over two weeks before al bowlly’s death in the blitz (april ‘41)