And when the rain fell, they looked at each other and they laughed. Running through puddles, pushing and pulling at each other as they ran. Their laughter was loud and happiness radiated from their eyes. To live in the moment was a miraculous thing.
And then with 5 little words, the stresses were gone. The words came out of nowhere, from somewhere behind her and were so very much familiar... and British, that she actually felt herself sigh. "Stick the kettle on, then."
And then the whistle blew, the results were in and everyone sat there waiting. There could be only one. The weight of the world was on everyone's shoulders. Until the name was drawn and the weight of the people passed over onto the chosen one.
And it was only in nature that she saw them. It was never from peering out the window or walking down the street. She knew that in order to see them, she had to make that effort. The walk was quiet, up the hill and past all the townhouses with their chimney's smoking and up… Continue reading Day 13
And she looked around, took in a huge breath of clean air and jumped. The mountain was high and her board left a wave of snow behind her. Her mind was silent, her body moving so effortlessly down the slopes... is this what heaven feels like...?
And then she wailed. The birds, who had previously been singing their eve song, closed their beaks. Even they knew this was no longer the time. The air stilled and a respectful, unsure tension overcame the earth. A wail that was so powerful it stilled every nation could surely only come from an unbearable, unspeakable… Continue reading Day 10
And then just like that, her head was calm. The past stopped haunting her, the memories of people long gone, left. And then just like that, she was home.
So, this month - exercise! I have been walking a little more, done a very occasional jog and even tried my hand at some basketball... After 2 hours of trying to dribble and shoot hoops - we were done! Time flies when you're having fun but I can assure you, time definitely does not fly… Continue reading 50k May
My goal for April was to read more regularly and surprisingly, I did it. A little bit of this and that - mostly things for University assignments. An article, a journal, a page or two of a book. During these uncertain times where motivation is severely lacking, I am surprised to find that I did… Continue reading Surprisingly, I Did
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