It is hot here. And humid. I try to go out in the morning and I swim in the afternoon. There are some very very interesting insects – a walk up the mountain and under the trees this morning – the noise is deafening, though the insects can’t be seen. I found a dead one … More 3 inch insects
咱们 生活 Zanmen shenghuo – our life [I think!] Hard to describe the difference – GZ son and grandsons live in an apartment complex, about 40 tower blocks in the inner ring and an outer ring beyond that stacked up a mountain side on the south east of Guangzhou. Ours is number 11, quite close … More Life in Guangzhou
Landing at Schipol, Amsterdam. Clouds float gracefully An engine hums, popping ears creak, We tilt to blue sky So I am on the move again, having got up early for the first leg of the flights to Guangzhou. I will see China son and grandsons, not seen for a year and a half. An ache … More
I know everything changes. But almost the first thing noticed when I arrived back in beautiful Edinburgh – a brand new cycle path across the Meadows. I am a cyclist. I love cycles paths. But not this one!!! and I don’t see that we needed it – there was a cycle route already, a bit … More A New Cycle Path – but I don’t like it!
Sometimes time passes quickly, and sometimes slowly. Today is a slow day. I am in travel time – from Block Island to Edinburgh. Going in the opposite direct is quick – Edinburgh London Boston then train to RI and taxi or ride to the boat, the last boat to Block Island. Every connection is tight … More Travel Time
Freud said something like “Life is to love and to work” I don’t remember the quote, nor whether there is an order to it, but am thinking I don’t care as for this moment, they are together. Retirement – no work? Hell, Well no, only if you are calling work stuff you do for money, … More Retirement: What will I do today?