Ever thought of the effects that having a partner, looking after kids and cleaning the house has on your work as a communicator?
To support his contention about ‘the damaging effects of domesticity’, Nick Hornby quotes Cyril Connolly in his book, Enemies of Promise:
“There is no more somber enemy of good art than the pram in the hall.”
Source: Nick Hornby, The Complete Polysyllabic Spree, London: Viking, 2006, 47.
A review of The Complete Polysyllabic Spree can be found at the site, Reviewing Books and Movies.
Image: ‘the pram in the hall’.