we do not grow absolutely, chronologically. we grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. we grow partially. we are relative. we are mature in one realm, childish in another. the past, the present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. we are made up of […]
Archives for May 2013
With the advent of warm weather I have found myself missing Regensburg. Not surprising, of course: the sunny seasons there signalled non-stop Danube swimming, riverside picnics, plenty of gelato (only one country separated us from Italy, of course!) and sitting in the shadow of the medieval skyline late into the night laughing with friends. It’s […]
After a day spent captive, writing one. last. essay (!!), a sunset stroll up the hill was the perfect medicine. The sky was my favourite Bavarian pink, the air felt brand new and I returned feeling especially grateful for the fresh air coursing through my lungs and the way that, sometimes, my little neighbourhood on […]
Serves 2. 1 gorgeous amber sunset. 1 bicycle ride to Clifton (2 bikes.) 2 portions of fish and chips. 1 vast blue sky. No preparation necessary.
Midnight’s purr and Cleo’s chattiness. Cherry blossoms and golden sunsets. Camellia trees. Reviving suppers at an old favourite, overflowing mugs of hot chocolate included. Germany nostalgia (this time last year, I was regularly taking the ferry to Walhalla just because.) Taking afternoon tea with my mother because she’s the best. My darling dearest beloved William […]
If I lived in Lübeck I’d buy shares in umbrellas. I’d take tea (Tuesdays, you and me?) At the café which adds marzipan (Yes, marzipan!) To its coffee and its tea. And I’d buy a pink bicycle (An emblem of cheer!) And through Lübeck’s rain I would joyfully ride My dazzling pink bicycle, With you by […]