Tag: summer

The summer day

The summer day

I walk past this elm tree most days on the way to and from work. I’ve feel a bit a of a relationship with it …

 

Blue sky dreaming

Blue sky dreaming

I had coffee today with a business associate. He’s a very dangerous and frightening guy in many respects. It’s not that he is scary in …

 

Stripes

Stripes

“Hot weather opens the skull of a city, exposing its white brain, and its heart of nerves, which sizzle like the wires inside a lightbulb. …

 

Wellington burst like a bomb…

Wellington burst like a bomb…

“Then out of the tunnel and Wellington burst like a bomb. It opened like a flower, was lit up like a room, explained itself exactly, …

 

Sunday brunch

Sunday brunch

We used to have pancakes for Sunday brunch fairly regularly in our household. This hasn’t been the case for quite some time. This morning when I …

 

Spring, again

Spring, again

The weather is very changeable at the moment. Never start writing about the weather. It was a dark and stormy night. Getting started is half …

 

Drowning in work

Drowning in work

I watered Plant at work today. Yes, this is the legendary plant, known to friends the world over as Plant. I didn’t want to over-water …

 

Ephemera

Ephemera

So beautiful. Early morning sun sparkling on the countless spider webs stranding across the graceful parsley umbrels. The seeds are maturing and already the replacement …

 

Sunbursts

Sunbursts

I don’t recall a longer, warmer, dryer spell than we’re having right now. I love it. It’s the stuff of childhood memories – lying on …

 

307 – Pure gold

307 – Pure gold

How completely beautiful. This afternoon I took the pear and quince juice my sister Gillian brought us and made jelly. Jam is good, but jelly …