Greetings from a place of good expectations, where we cheerily anticipate the coming warm weather. Amanda took these pics during her most recent visit to our sons home in Weybridge, which is close to London. And what a beautiful day that was for April. The little white flowers, and butterfly, were taken in our garden, but they begged to be included. I hope you agree.
Because I lack sufficient stamina to continue writing, I will rest for now, but not before saying thank you to all of our readers and followers, with our gratitude for the support you bring to this, our peace-loving blog.
And with that, it’s Peace again, and out from me
“If you feel like you don’t fit in this world, it’s because you are here to help build another.” (Unknown.)
I wanted to squeeze in one more post for the merry month of May. Thanks to my computer and connection issues, writing feels like I’m typing only one letter per minute, while racing to beat the next connection outage. Peculiar, isn’t it.
Today, however, I’m determined to give it a go. Amanda visited the Victoria & Albert museum, in London, and took some great pics, a few of which are above.
The V&A is my personal favourite museum. I spent hours and hours during my early years visiting the local museums and art galleries. I used to take along my sketch pad, and had a thing about drawing skeletons; an interest that came in handy when I made my living by mending broken bones for the NHS.
I hope you like the pics, and, all being well, I may post some more from Amanda’s latest trip.
With our heartfelt thanks to all readers, and followers: may June bring peace, and blessings for all.
Namaste from Amras.
“If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.”
~ C.S. Lewis
Photography ©Amanda Moloney.
Namaste, and greetings. I’ll not write much today, except to say that with Spring being so close, it’s time to brandish cameras and head into the great outdoors again. Amanda took hers down to Surrey, in London’s South West, where our son lives. Here they strolled, and saw the sights above.
Canals are a common site in Britain. During their hey-day, they were a super fast highway for go-ahead businesses. Now they’re mainly for leisure purposes.
Our son particularly wanted Amanda to see Eric Clapton’s old guitar, so they ended up at Sullivans Wine Bar, (even tough Amanda doesn’t drink.) I enjoyed seeing the “Keep Britain Tidy” poster. Not so long ago society didn’t care, and you had to watch where you were stepping. Comparatively speaking, soiled streets are almost a thing of the past here now; just like Concorde. I remember when Concorde was a grand dream for the future, though now it may said to stand beside the skeletons of dinosaurs. Tempus tends to fugit quite a lot of late.
But nevertheless, what grander wonders are awaiting us just around that next corner?
Until next time, thank you for reading, and peace from Amras.
Share with others, not only your knowledge, but those doubts that you may have,
because in speaking words, you are then able to control the thoughts. ~ Salumet.
Photography ©Amanda Moloney.
Namaste, and greetings dear readers. Last month, our son, Luke, took these pics while boating on the Thames. London seemed bluer than usual that day; nothing unusual about the rain though. Luke took these on his iPhone. The “UFO” over the battleship is only a reflected lamp. (Pity.)
I hope to return soon, and I wish you all a very happy day. Amras.
Dark is the world to thee; thyself art the reason why,
For is He not all but thou, that hast power to feel “I am I”?
Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Photography ©Luke Moloney.
Yesterday, our son, Luke, visited the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. I think the photos he took are fantastic. I hope you like them too
This exhibit of what looks like coral formations is delightful, I wonder if there is a story attached to it.
The bringer of Tea – a good ship indeed!
Back soon, peace from Amras.
“Finally, may we indeed, keep in our hearts, that our humble blogs are the spirits that keep the World Wide Web humane. Let use this gift to flourish as a person! Let us cherish one another! And be thankful of one another, because at some point, we did touched our respective lives.” ~ Aina Balagtas https://lyricssentimentsandme.wordpress.com
Photography ©Luke Moloney: 2012.
- The life of ships (nttreasurehunt.wordpress.com)