Isobelle Carmody

1 Quotation from Isobelle Carmody

mind shield n. 1999 I. Carmody Keeping Place (2008) i. 5 β€˜Funaga-li rushrush body and mind here/there/otherwhere to prove they exist.’ I made no response other than to give the old cat’s intrusive probe a mental shove to shift it outside my mindshield, much as I sometimes pushed him from my lap when my knees had grown stiff from his weight. But he was right. We humans did seem to love our busyness for its own sake.