The Summer holidays in these parts bring evenings and early mornings spent on the beach, children wetsuit clad dipping in and out of the sea or wallowing in the muddy reed lined pools scattered through the lunar landscape of gradually subsiding grassland that clothes the lower cliff slopes. Continue reading
Compton Bay Isle of Wight
“Despite the well-documented effects of anger, fear, and anxiety on the ability to reason, many programs continue to ignore the need to engage the safety system of the brain before trying to promote new ways of thinking. The last things that should be cut from school schedules are chorus, physical education, recess, and anything else involving movement, play, and joyful engagement. Continue reading
But what were we to do but dance and breath. For these things can be sensed but never told.
via Waterfall — NatashaBrooks
Wireless Fun – Compton Beach, Isle of Wight
“Oh please, oh please, we beg, we pray,
Go throw your TV set away,
And in its place you can install
A lovely bookshelf on the wall.”
Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Photo courtesy of my wonderful friend Anyold Abbie.
Sheep Grazing At Dusk – Gatcombe Down, Isle of Wight
“When you are offended at any man’s fault, turn to yourself and study your own failings. By attending to them, you will forget your anger and learn to live wisely.”