I get a little uncomfortable around too much flatland but when I got off, greeted my friends and walked close to the water, I really felt the beauty of the land. The birds were flying in swarms so large they looked like black clouds. The air was so clear that you could see the buildings in Bremerhaven on the other side of the water. We saw lighthouses flashing light periodically back from the south where the backwaters lead to Bremen. The water we were walking along had very gentle waves lapping the sandy shore and there were plenty of parks in the form of boats for children to play on. The vegetation was specialised for sand and mildly saline waters.
I love writing. Whether it is pen on paper or finger-tips on keys, the feeling I get when I express myself is uniquely gratifying. In some ways, it doesn’t matter whether people are reading my post or not, because the sheer pleasure of writing is really enough of a motivation. But once my viewership started … [Read more…]
She holds a book in her hand
And sits upright in the light.
Her round glasses rimmed
Her sari in flowy folds.
12/10/2009 Hello!! It’s been a while it seems since my last update. All is well on this side of the world. I am cocooned in academic life and don’t hear the news very often. That sort of gives me a false sense of the world being fine. I only realised this yesterday as I was … [Read more…]
04/10/2009 Hello everyone! The weather this week albeit two days in the middle has been pleasant with sunny blue skies. This is most unexpected in Edinburgh but a joy to us although the wind can be a real bully while walking; pushing us forward and backward with no warning! Classes have been hectic and some … [Read more…]