Saturday, October 21, 2006

Shh, autumnals and soup.

1. The quiet of the office when everyone has gone to the pub at lunchtime. And having colleagues who don't think I am being stand-offish or unfriendly if I don't feel like joining them.

2. The turkey oak has filled the corner of the Grove with its angular orange and red leaves.

3. The sound of what will be a pan of soup simmering on the hob.

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  2. Clare
    I enjoyed your description of angular leaves. It actually made me stop and physically picture them in my mind. Thanks for the moment.

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  4. That turkey oak is one of my best friends.

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  5. Molly, it's the top of the stove -- what do you call it, I wonder?

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  6. Clare, I love this blog. When angry or low I say thank you thank you thank you to whatever I see that is wonderful (trees, my healthy legs, a chocolate bar, a cloud, my husband ...). It can sometimes be a stretch dragging myself out of my grump and focussing on the outside, but the joy I feel when I'm on a roll, thanking the world for its very existence – it's the greatest high ever.

    Let's try today.
    1/My husband, setting off to his clowning course, feeling nervous and excited.
    2/My cold, which means I can lounge around in my oversized and very comforting robe all day.
    3/The uncharacteristic quiet of this London Sunday afternoon, reminding me of those quiet Sundays of childhood when all the shops were closed and there was simply *nothing to do*.

    The theme seems to be solitude and quiet and laziness. Perfectly beautiful chestnutty autumnal Sunday things.

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  7. The turkey oak has filled the corner of the Grove with its angular orange and red leaves.

    That puts a really nice autumn image in my head, thank you Clare...!!!

    Blu~

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