Category Archives: Oh, Joy!

Sunflower

Sometimes something extraordinary happens. And this last Saturday was just such a day. At the back of my grandparents’ mountain cottage, I found a sunflower. It was stunted in growth, that’s true, but that just made her sunny colours so much more admirable. … Continue reading

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Gifts from the Seaside

Precious gifts from the seaside, from the island of Pag, of which I have such fond, merry memories. A canvas bag full of freshly picked rosemary, bayleaf and sage. A little pebble. Holding it in my cupped hands, I can … Continue reading

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Just Another Diamond Day

Low-hanging clouds, almost touching the topmost branches of the beeches. Nothing stirs, even the always playful leaves have gone to sleep. Birds are quiet, with the exception of a magpie ranting in our neighbours’ spruce. And the swallows! There is … Continue reading

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Midsummer Week

Midsummer week of cloudless skies with endless hues of summer blues. A lone plane scrawling its fluffy white signature from East to West. Bare feet in the grass. Restful naps among the galaxies of buttercups. Late evenings of quiet talks over cups of … Continue reading

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Čaj je najboljši v sedanjem trenutku

Danes bo post bolj kratek, ker bo čez 15 minut na mizi čaj. Sestavine nabrane danes, tik pred temo na našem travniku, vrtu, zadaj za hišo, kjer raste lipa. Čarovniške sestavine, ki pozdravijo skoraj vse in ti skodrajo lase so: bezgovo … Continue reading

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May Sunday Morning

This morning the light through the beeches is the softes green I’ve ever seen, making the world look young and free. Mum’s baking hands gloved in flour, dad’s gardening hands soil-brown, sun-brown. My boyfriend’s drawing-hands bringing onto paper laughter, tears … Continue reading

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Februarsko jutro na potepu

Na Prešernov dan se je, tako kot vse druge dni, v gozdu okrog nas žagalo in podiralo in uničevalo ter postavljalo spomenike vsemogočnemu človeštvu, katero si zasužnjuje in lasti vse kar je. Sraka se je drla in divje letala okrog, a je … Continue reading

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