Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Sandwich time

I walk through this stone wall and perch on one of these benches to nibble my picnic lunch every day - rain or shine.


Kimberly said...

Things like this, places like this are like little undiscoved places that you never know about until someone points them out to you.

When I come to the UK I love trying to look for things just like this....a doorway in the middle of a stonewall that has sort of a hidden treasure just behind.....lucky you :)

This gives more insight into your world. I love it.

These are the things I keep safe, tucked away in me, the things that no tourists would probably ever see. These are the beautiful parts of England that I love so much. It's so 18th century there. Breathtaking
thank you PV for sharing these

Perfect Virgo said...

Kimberly - I get very irritated when my treasured lunchtime space is invaded by others! Not too many people go to this little corner most of the year but in the summer nosy tourists usually find it.

There are photos of some medieval buildings early in my April Archives. I pass them all on my lunch hour stroll, they date from 1100AD - truly old!

Kimberly said...

I will look back and see what I can find. I have never seen any place more beautiful then the UK.

I would stake my life on it, when I think of the place, my heart swells and I could cry tears of joy, it's like looking at my children all over again the day they were born.Thats the best way I can put it.

I can honestly say that I have travelled to many many places and no place gets me like your country does, and it's not just because of Stuart, it's just because.

Kimberly said...

I wonder if knowing my family ( mom & dad,grandparents) are from the UK, if thats why I feel a connection?

Kimberly said...

Then again, I am a romantic.

Perfect Virgo said...

Kimberly - I know that 'incurable romantic' feeling! The strong connection is surely because of your genetic ties to the country.

However you also have that intangible sense of sheer happiness one feels when in a place that fits so well. That ones's harder to explain away.

I think you would like the South too. It has a different beauty altogether, the coastline is amazing. Crooked lanes leading down to rocky coves, grassy hills flowing gently to the sea, clean cut cliffs of chalk and bays of yellow sand. Think I'll go to the beach at the weekend!

transience said...

these are really private places. you can see it right away. like tucked-in secrets.

Kimberly said...

Ahhhh you have nailed me on this one PV, your right, it just...fits.

Sounds like you have talked yourself into the beach!...cute.

Well I will have to make it a point to get to the south end of England. I have been to many beaches, but never one there, not sure why really. I love private places that aren't crowded by thousands.

You know how in movies they make places look so perfect that you couldn't possibly think would be real? Like something made digitally by the computers?....Thats how the secluded beach in Mexico was, will have to post that one....it's breathtaking

Perfect Virgo said...

Transience - my lunchtime spot is nice and private. I don't like sharing it - no problem in the rain in November! 'Tucked in' is a goos description.

Some of our secluded coves on the South Coast can be very private. The South West in particular because it is more sparsely polpulated.

Kimberly - yes I'm rolling up my towel ready for the weekend. Your Mexican beach sounds lovely. We like the beaches on Florida's Gulf Coast, especially those further south. Soft white sand and no people!

RuKsaK said...

Ah! You know how to make a man miss England.

Perfect Virgo said...

Ruk - just occurred to me there's quite a lot of words in these comments. The pictures prompt a story to be told. England looks good from the air and from distance, it is still a touch irritating at close quarters. Familiarity and contempt I guess.