A falcon hovers at the edge of the sky.Two gulls drift slowly up the river.Vulnerable while they ride the wind,they coast and glide with ease.Dew is heavy on the grass below,the spider’s web is ready.Heaven’s ways include the human:among a thousand sorrows, I stand alone.
Du Fu – Influential Chinese Poet (712-770) – Also he wrote often about azaleas
Happiness depends upon ourselves
Aristotle 384 – 322 BC
It’s been very interesting thinking everyday about what has made me happy – it’s often centred around friends and the people I love, travel, food, places and history – our life in and around Manchester – the first industrial city. Today, it’s a diverse, fascinating and tolerant city. I’m proud to be an adopted Northerner.
I could, of course, take a picture of something in my garden every day for this challenge – as my garden does truly lift my soul. Or a picture of my Chap – he has been my rock since the day we met – and particularly this year.
#100happydays is helping me get back to where I want to be. Continue reading