Saturday, June 03, 2006

When the dog bites, when the bee stings

Okay so I have been meaning to write this list for God knows how long (years!) and off and on have started jotting down things but then forgotten all about them, so here again is an effort to put my favourite things in one big bountiful basket. Will add to it as things come back..

Rainstorms in the summer; Standing with eyes closed at a high place and the cool breeze passing all around me; Mmmm, the oh so well remembered smell of old books; Flowers pressed in pages with transparent petals softer than silk which you want to touch and yet are scared to; Caressing the soft fur of a pup; A surprise call from a friend oceans away; a good book; Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Carribbean..savvy!; getting the 'green' signal at all traffic lights on a drive; an amused chuckle (or should that be a bemused chuckle?); a hearty laugh with family and friends - the kind where you guffaw loudly while clutching your stomach saying 'I can't laugh any more' with tears running down your face; meeting someone very polite on the street; revising opinion about someone in a good way; a beautiful painting; a funny, uplifting movie; a tree blooming with flowers; mangoes; good friends; my car; ....