Birds on the Balcony

Who needs television when I can watch Harri watching birds…


It is 05.16 and I just heard my first bird of the day: the distinctive harsh call of a pheasant.  I love pheasants.  I am happy to have a pheasant welcome me into this – our first full day in this beautiful place. Continue reading “Birds on the Balcony”

The View from Here: silence and stars. The story begins

The view from here is inky black. If I turn off the lights the sky is spangled with stars.

Friday April 1st

It will shortly be 5 am.  I have been up since 3.30, awake since 1.00, and I am sitting here, in an empty room, in an empty house, bubbling with happiness.  Continue reading “The View from Here: silence and stars. The story begins”