I Miss The Beach

There are times, many of them, when I look back on my life and think how good it used to be. I guess I am one of those people who often sees the past through a rose tinted lens.

Right now, as sit wearing too many layers in a freezing house, I remember walking along the promenade in the Isle of Man. I knew at them time that this was somewhere I loved being. Thinking of patterns, as I was yesterday, I have chosen a couple of photographs which make me think of the time.

Looking across the sand I am caught between remembering the old 'Footprints' story and Yeats 'Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.'...

Looking across the sand I am caught between remembering the old ‘Footprints’ story and Yeats.
‘Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.’…

I love the fact that these, and a string of oranges had all been washed up along the shore, all in a perfect line, curving along the bay.

I love the fact that these, and a string of oranges, had all been washed up along the shore; all in a perfect line, curving along the bay.

And you cannot have a pictures of a bay without a picture of the bay itself- this one is in hte direction of Onchan Head.

And you cannot have a pictures of a bay without a picture of the bay itself- this one is in the direction of Onchan Head.

 

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About Maitiu

I am a collection of aspects. A father, a husband, an uncle, a son, a teacher, an aspiring writer, an amateur photographer, a poor guitar player, a slightly better singer... Online however I am a 365er looking to find out what people make of my personal poetic musings and my photographs. Drop a penny in an old man's hat and let me know what you think... (Leave a comment!)
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