Flowers and Flowers

“I must have flowers, always, and always.” — Claude Monet “Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.” — Maharishi Mahesh Yogi As if Annecy’s Vieille Ville, or old town, isn’t charming enough with its “Venice of France” river and canals meandering between historic buildings and a crisscross … More Flowers and Flowers

Street talk

“Imitation is not just the sincerest form of flattery – it’s the sincerest form of learning.” ― George Bernard Shaw “If you have discovered a truth, tell it first to a parrot! Every truth needs an insistent repetition!” — Mehmet Murat ildan      *   *   * Parrot photo by Mary O’Connor © 2019

Retreat

“To take a good rest in life time to time, you must know the ways to make yourself a remote island! An island no one can reach…” — Mehmet Murat ildan “I have to find a place to hideAn island in the seaSurrounded by a racing tideWhere I can live with me” ― Laurie Matthew … More Retreat

Memories

“In a simple and a peaceful cottage with a beautiful view, you will not be dreaming about the palaces or the heaven, because you already have a perfect thing!” — Mehmet Murat ildan The old weather-beaten red-shingled cottage on Kelsey Island holds fond memories as a destination for childhood picnics and lazy summers by the … More Memories