I wanted to share a little more poetry from one of the poets local to the Wye Valley area, Edward Thomas. Again this is just an excerpt from this poem, please do go and read it all. Haymaking – Edward … Continue reading A little more poetry
“Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade, But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. Sea-nymphs hourly ring his knell: Ding-dong Hark! now I hear them,—Ding-dong, bell.” William Shakespeare – The Tempest Continue reading Waterfalls
“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” Oscar Wilde Continue reading live
Next up on the Northern Portugal road-trip is Pinhao Pinhao is a small village in northern Portugal. It is surrounded with vineyards and dips down to sit just on the Douro River. It is picturesque and when we visited quite … Continue reading Pinhao and Wine tour
Something profound from one of the most inspirational women ever. I love this passage, I try to embrace this ethos in everyday. Let us become a community across the world, let us not judge or pass judgment. Instead, let’s … Continue reading Ask questions
About this time last year, I decided that I needed a pick me up. I needed more adventure and joy in my life so started this blog with that idea in mind. 12 months on Mr Elf and I are … Continue reading Elf YES!
I just wanted to share this little bit of something different that I found very beautiful. Continue reading A little bit of something different
I enjoyed my foray into Byron’s poetry for the post on Sintra that I have been reading him since. I thought I might share a little more of his beautiful words with you again this week. “There’s music in the … Continue reading A little more Byron