A little dark, but I really do love Sherlock Holmes, so here is a little quote featuring Dartmoor and Arthur Conan Doyle. “Yes, the setting (Dartmoor) is a worthy one. If the devil did desire to have a hand … Continue reading Dartmoor
I have enclosed below a small part of a poem by William Wordsworth which I find very beautiful. Please do read the rest, I think it evokes the beauty of the area and brings the ruins to mind. Lines Composed … Continue reading Tintern Abbey
“You see, some things I can teach you. Some you learn from books. But there are things that, well, you have to see and feel.” – Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns Continue reading ….to see and feel
“Summer was on the way; Jem and I awaited it with impatience. Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the tree house; summer was everything good to … Continue reading More of summer
“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” John Donne Continue reading Autumn
Just a little bit of indulgence, here are two of my favorite quotes from J.K. Rowling. “We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we … Continue reading Potter Prelude
“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.” Maud Hart Lovelace Continue reading Sunshine!
Inspired by the rowers from Cambridge and Oxford that we had the pleasure to see on the weekend, here is a little bit of that dedication and reward echoed here. “And so in time the rowboat and I became one … Continue reading Elf in a rowboat