Monthly Archives: June 2013

Wild thing

  Ani and I have just returned from a late evening walk. The sky lit up with incredible beauty over the garden as we returned, a momentary burst of numinous  glory that seems somehow quite appropriate. We have been wandering … Continue reading

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Folly

You may have noticed that I seem to spend a lot of time wandering the highways and wild places with a camera. Occasionally I become aware that this is, quite possibly, folly for a woman alone. As I waded through … Continue reading

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Love story

  It has been a busy day, of car cleaning, grass cutting, housekeeping and the like, punctuated by some odd moments of multi-coloured beauty and lunch with my travelling love-birds before their departure. I have been thinking a lot about … Continue reading

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Changing gear

There have been a lot of tears this week. There were a few more today as I said a fond and final goodbye to an old and much loved friend…my car. Now, you can laugh, you can call me as … Continue reading

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Yellow tulips

I have had a rough day in many ways, played out against a backdrop of sheer beauty. The contrast between the events and the landscape served only to throw the lows into even sharper contrast and, while losing myself in … Continue reading

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Quantum of Solstice

You can blame my son for the title. It came to him after reading Faith’s comment that the sculpture course in Rome had been a quantum leap of learning for her. And of course it was Solstice. We all had … Continue reading

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Bathtime

Bathing can be a relaxing, exquisite experience. There can be scented oils and beautiful candles in jewel coloured holders. There can be wine and soft music. There can be flowers. Sometimes the prospect of romance…. Or, and I say this … Continue reading

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Only a bird

Sometimes there is only a blackbird in the whole world. The clamour of the streets, the incessant chatter of a room full of people, the distant noise of a thousand cars… these are the things that assail our senses daily. … Continue reading

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Lost in translation

We were talking today about how much is lost in translation. This was being discussed from an abstract, as well as a literal viewpoint. It started with a conversation about books and moved on to language in general and thence … Continue reading

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Words

  I was looking for something on one of the bookcases earlier. Big mistake, of course. There are books there. And you are bound to see something you haven’t read in a while.. or that is relevant.. or reminds you … Continue reading

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