Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Windy day

The weather's been quite glorious today, Reader. I do love a windy day. I love watching as the wind churns up fallen leaves and sets them dancing madly, I love standing up to the wind, testing my strength against it and I love it when it whips away my words as soon as they're spoken, carrying them off. It's only on windy days that I wish my walk from the hostel to my department was longer, it seems almost a crime to go indoors and not emerge till it is dark and the wind has blown itself away.

3 comments:

  1. Remembered RL Stevenson's famous poem on wind, when I read your words
    It is indeed a mystery wandering spirit that inherits boundless region, a vigour to all around
    this moving ball.
    There is a nature lover in you. Do you watch birds and flowers too?

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  2. Your Anonymous ReaderFebruary 10, 2010 at 1:52 AM

    I know what you mean. I love walking outside on a really cold and windy day. I get a perverse kind of pleasure in wrapping up tight and walking against the wind on an empty street. Preferably a long walk ending with a hot beverage held tight to coax some of the feeling back into my fingers.

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  3. Today's awesome as well. Much better than yesterday in fact. So much so that we walked down from Naturals to my hostel...taking the longest route possible :) Aaj lab ditch maar kar bahar jao :)

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