Dancing with the Ripples

A cloudless blue sky looms over the tepid waters of the pool - a light breeze brushes the leaves, startling them into whispered conversation. The liquid glass surface shimmers beneath the sunlight, rippling gently against the pool’s edge. The days of summer stretch out ahead of me, sparkling like the ginger bubbles in a glass... Continue Reading →

Blooming Again

The haunting cry of a seagull mingles with soft music playing in the background. I inhale, reaching my arms skywards, my face turned towards the sun long enough to feel it’s welcoming kiss; I swoop forward, bending towards the cool earth, my hands dangling above whitewashed daisies rising up from the lush ground, lingering just... Continue Reading →

Water Therapy

The hot sun steeps in the vibrant blue skies. There’s a sultry breeze caressing the tree tops, rippling the water’s surface. The feverish warmth of our sweltering summer sedates the twittering birds. Crows softly mutter from behind hidden bushes, and I step inside the gate where the tranquil water of the pool calls for my... Continue Reading →

Fountain of Youth

A cold snap had descended over the west coast. The sun was an intense ball of fire in a clear winter sky, illuminating the icy mornings. On a chilly weekend, my partner and I escaped to a local getaway, a peaceful sanctuary boasting magnificent views of a vast lake nestled in the arms of the... Continue Reading →

Mermaid Days

The summer swirled in on the tail of stormy days, and on a sultry first day of July, I indulged in my first swim of the summer, almost a year to the date of last season’s first swim. A tempestuous transformation between the seasons finally delivered the first brilliant day with warm rays and mild... Continue Reading →

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