Beautiful weather at last! The unfurling leaves adorn the trees like shimmering jewelry. The sun wanders through newly laid paths to reach the earth below. And, well, here is what it means to be a red blooded biped on such a glorious spring day… The screens on the windows are one of the greatest human… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast(s)
Another week of my life has rolled by with nothing of note to signify its passing. This is a luxury. There have been times in my life where time and geography were the only hope that existed; the moments and places were far too grim to linger or to rest. Time and geography proved worthy… Continue reading It can’t be the middle of August!
Still here! Working, working, working… Attila and I are definitely getting closer to contentment. We have decided to drive into the village to go for a walk every evening. We can now do this because Attila has worked every waking hour since the firewood was delivered, to get it stacked and ready for next winter.… Continue reading Summer!
It is a lovely morning out there this morning. Sunshine. Birds singing. Dump trucks dumping gravel next door, ah the sounds of progress. Attila has been busy moving his mountain, he works till dark every night after dinner. This past week I’ve been busy updating web sites and tackling my own mountains, mountains of telephone… Continue reading Progress All Around
Kermit the Frog used to say “it isn’t easy being green”. Some environments are more tolerant of green folk than others, some paths more attuned to the land they traverse. There are times, in this life we lead in the bush, that I feel imprisoned by the tight social fabric around us; so much space,… Continue reading intolerable sense of disgrace