Extreme Close Up

An ordinary Tuesday evening. Warmer than usual. I have cooked dinner. It’s time to do the dishes. I notice colourful flowers outside my kitchen window. I have never seen them before. They must be loving the sunshine as much as I do. Dishes can wait. I am going to operate inspired by a lovely Mel…

The Best Winter Memories

I am thirsty and cold. My hat is frosty and the gloves are getting wet, so are my feet. Can’t got home yet. Need to play. Build some snowmen, go down the hill. I am feeling brave today. We made a sledge train. My mum doesn’t need to know this. Thirsty. Got to eat some…

When You Always Want More

It is about 15 minutes walk. You will see it on your right. There is no way you can miss it, she said. I am doing as told. My feet is dusty and dirty and I am sweating even from my …. (You don’t need to know that). I keep going. There is nothing that looks…

Take Time to Explore the Gold Around

I have taken some time to enjoy the golden fall. Caught fewer trams. Have you ever been on a tram? We have had some beautiful days here in Nottingham. Filled with sunshine, crispy cold, and blue skies. I do not remember the last time I took such a big admiration in my surroundings. Guilty of rushing and obsessing…

When Trees Lose Their Leaves

‘I live in Los Angeles. Where are you from?’ ‘Lithuania.’ ‘Oh, that’s so cool. You must have a beautiful spring.’ ‘I guess. I’ve never really thought about it.’ I wonder if she has seen the transformation of nature in fall.