Author: SueW

Passing By

“Watching people is a good hobby, but you have to be careful about it. You can’t let people catch you staring at them. If people catch you, they treat you like a first-class criminal. And maybe they’re right to do that. Maybe it should be a crime to try to see things about people they don’t want you to see.”

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Too Peaceful?

“There are few things as charming and attractive as country life, especially when we are tired, stressed, and overwhelmed by the noise and pollution of the city. Country life is the only available type of paradise for people who seek peace, calm, beauty, and harmony.” ~ Unknown

Empty Fields Cropped

This is my second offering for GC and my photo challenge Peaceful over at Weekly Prompts. I’ve also linked to three other sites (detailed at the base).

Standing on the roof terrace surveying all that is below, I am once more reminded that something is not quite right, something is missing from this green and pleasant land, and if it’s possible to be too peaceful, then this is it.

At the end of March, Richard, the farmer who rents my land called in to pay his rent. “I’ll fetch you some lambs up in a couple of weeks!”  – Richard, I’m still waiting!

I love this time of year as I eagerly await the arrival of the lambs.  Often we have a few cows with their young calves, and they too bring a lot of pleasure, not least because cows are such curious creatures, frequently hanging over the garden wall, almost as though they’ve popped over for a chin-wag.

Cow 1
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Recently, I took the bull by the horns and confronted WordPress about the failure of some our pingbacks, and not being one to let a situation slide, I badgered the company, with questions, and I cheekily offered ideas and advice.

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A Moment of Peace

PeacePeace – it does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work, it needs to be in the middle of these things and still be calm in your heart.” ~ Unknown

This weekend the Photo Challenge over on Weekly Prompts, the site I share with my partner GC is Peaceful.

Those moments when you say goodnight to your children as they snuggle down in their beds, or when you give your youngest and noisiest of your grandchildren their hugs and kisses when it’s time for them to go home, return to base. The door closes, your eyes shut for a second and you listen to the sound of the silence, Finally…  peace!

Well, I really can’t let that phrase go without remembering the last time I wrote it. Read More…