January by William Carlos Williams Again I reply to the triple winds running chromatic fifths of derision outside my window: Play louder. You will not succeed. I am bound more to my sentences the more you batter at me to follow you. And the wind, as before, fingers perfectly its derisive music.
We're home. It's been relentless since we've been back, for me anyway. The mountain of washing is almost demolished although the ironing pile has correspondingly increased in size, so really I feel like I've made no progress at all. To top it all we've had social engagements to attend, there has been a return journey… Continue reading ^^9/2020^^ postcards from Oman
The day started with a beautiful, peaceful sunrise on the beach And then we got an email from British Airways saying that, for security reasons, our flight was delayed till further notice and, please, it would have been better if we didn't even go to the airport yet. We then found out that our flight,… Continue reading ^^8/2020^^ postcards from Oman
Today I went flying. And it was amazing. And a little terrifying. But mainly amazing. I blame it on the boys that jumped off a mountain... Silly boys. ...this is my baby. My fearless baby... ... that one up there is my husband... you'll be glad to hear that he made it safely back down...… Continue reading ^^7/2020^^ postcards from Oman
... early morning hiking started on the beach... ... past the local village... ... then we started climbing... ... half way up... (#breezy)... ... then up and up to the site of an ancient village... ... amazing view from here, if a little remote!... ... I'm so curious about how people actually lived this high… Continue reading ^^5/2020^^ postcards from Oman
How much do I love travelling? Let me count the ways... I love the anticipation of packing a suitcase and imagining adventures ahead, I love people watching at the airport and trying to guess where they might be travelling to and why. I love sitting on a plane and see the world tiny and mysterious… Continue reading ^^2/2020^^ postcards from Oman