Gratitude

I don’t want to forget these moments. I am mulling over these simple days, the prospect of elevating the mundane.It’s in the mundane moments, stillness and solitude, when the world stops, that I feel truly content. I I am beginning to realise, the big thing, that big thing we all long for, is an accumulation of all the small things. It’s the whole thing that matters.

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Letter to Myself

It’s April and the showers have already started. Today the blossom covered the road like snow and the wind howled. The green buds have appeared and the pink on the edges of the trees has already begun to fade. I don’t know when you will read this, when you will need to hear this, maybe it’s for tomorrow or maybe you will come back to this moment in time years from now. 

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Dark Skies

The sky is a deep Yellow and Grey. The clouds have been rolling in all afternoon. I can see Islands in the distance, two fishermen wade into the water, their boat hovering nearby. Earlier, we dipped into the sea, the water warm, fresh, still, clear. It begun to rain, big heavy drops.

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Friendship

Friendship for me has been a rocky road with valleys and peaks. Sometimes full and sometimes lonely. I think it’s a story we all know. I, like so many before me have experienced the pains of unmet expectations and disappointments in my friendships

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The Great Hustle

I can feel a cool breeze from the open door. The leaves outside are rustling as the wind works its way through the small patio garden. A plane drones overhead. I’m enjoying a simple kind of day

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Every year like this one

We were driving through a forest of California Redwoods, our necks craned to the sky to see the tips of the trees. A sense of awe running through us all, these thousand year beings, rooted into the ground, a canopy of beauty surrounding us.

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Slowing Down

After hiatus in blogging, I was wondering where I should pick up. Sometimes I feel that the social world of blogs and Instagram, although great, can give a falseness about our lives.

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