Tag: joy

The green man

The green man

Hiding in full view, of the side of St. Peters, the green man. In this instance, camouflaged in white paint. Subtle, green man, subtle. I understand …

 

Sea fever

Sea fever

I’ve never been a great swimmer, but I do love being near the water. It’s the edges and margins that attract me, rock pools in …

 

Surf’s up, Seth

Surf’s up, Seth

A beautiful Spring morning is just perfect for friends to go for a walk along the beach. Seth and I mooched along the high tide …

 

Pea green

Pea green

The soft new sugar-snap peas leaves are so beautiful in the morning light. I love the way they stretch out with their delicate tendrils. When …

 

361 – Harbingers of Spring

361 – Harbingers of Spring

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move …

 

355 – The Power of Tea

355 – The Power of Tea

Wrinkles are the tattoos we wear made with ink mixed from blood and charcoal made from the tree of life. How often in life do you …

 

334 – Exotic fruit

334 – Exotic fruit

Mmmm-mmm — Chilean guavas. I love fruit, and I’ve always had a particular attraction exotic fruit. As kids Mum would never buy us fireworks for …

 

333 – Malik’s story

333 – Malik’s story

Malik dreams of striding across the veldt with a huge herd of African elephants. To trumpet wildly with the sheer joy of freedom. Ears flapping, …

 

320 – Crab apple jelly

320 – Crab apple jelly

Saturday. I think about sleeping in, but instead I get up and make a start on converting a stash of crab apples into jelly. Crab …

 

315 – The nature of the observer

315 – The nature of the observer

A couple of times lately I’ve rushed into our lunch room early in the morning to grab a jump-start coffee only to find myself in …