Wednesday, 21 July 2010

Peace Reigns on Earth

Well on my piece of earth anyway.  I know this seems too good to be true but for a few minutes

there was peace within the rains on my piece of earth

Amid the rain  - drizzle really – I took my coffee and sat at the garden table and relaxed and relaxed whilst I got wet.

Absolutely brilliant.

 

Aaaaaah!

9 comments:

  1. Hope you had a hot bath after it.

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  2. That's the spirit, Calum!
    Taking a rest intending to read some chapters in Pessoa's Book of Unrest, today I sat down under the hazel near to our butterfly-meadow, opened the book and ... read ... nada. There was a buzzing and humming and fluttering and whirring ... dozens of butterflies, bees and bumble bees, hoverflies ...watching and listening to them was almost as wonder- and restful as having a mug of coffee while a nice soft Scottish rain is dropping on your head, I suppose ... :)
    The peace of the night.

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  3. Rain can be relaxing sometimes :-)

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  4. What you wrote is brilliant Calum. A refreshing, restful poem by itself...And Sean enjoyed a buzzing, humming, musical interlude...

    If we could finally have rain in Toronto, I might be inspired too. Or if I could live among bees and flowers.

    The city is so dry, and hot, and dusty. Our brains are glued!

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  5. In Perth it has rained pretty much solidly for the last 24hrs, resulting in roads closed and homes and businesses evacuated today. Not good.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-10712888

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  6. Bloody hell, didn't know that, Ruth. Poor souls.

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  7. Claude

    Thank you so much. I wasn't aware of my brilliance but I'm always happy to be told I'm wrong.

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  8. Calum - You shouldn't always agree when people tell you you're wrong. What you're thinking is legitimate. I don't know you for very long but, so far, you always made sense to me. I don't see why anyone else could say otherwise.

    What you did today, sitting under the rain, is a great idea. I intend to do it as soon as we get rain in Toronto. And if somebody tells me to get an umbrella, I'll laugh out loud, and tell him/her that he/she doesn't know anything about life.

    Thank you for the inspiration.

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  9. Lovely ... I think. But rather you than me!

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