"Afterwards, we lay in the sun in a ramshackle graveyard, neglected grass tickling the backs of our necks as we continued our existential AGM – all killer, no filler.
Is there something you’ve dreamed of doing for a long time? Why haven’t you done it?
Half-conceived novels, ambitious journeys, parenthood… without a hint of irony, we bared our bucket lists and felt the tick of the clock."
"Hearing [Ruth Bader Ginsburg] talk about her career, it appeared that she wasn't much preoccupied with whether she should be staying at home, or whether the men around her thought she was qualified, brilliant or an interloper. There was seemingly no agonising decision to be made - she simply was a lawyer, as she was a Brooklynite or a brunette."