"Beautiful expression of longing and refuge.
Inspired me to do an Afrikaans translation:
Soos 'n boom uitreik na die heelal
so soek my hart die Huis.
Nou is die nie meer lank nie.
Ongeduldige verlange dra my tuis.
Nie meer lank nie…"
I know Namibia quite well. I have often travelled there. We used to spend quite a lot of holidays in Swakopmund and have often driven up as far as Etosha and into Botswana, but not for a few years now. I was talking to someone about it only a couple of days ago, coincidentally, and I think we might try it now that our son is a little bit older - he is 14 now - old enough to enjoy it, perhaps? On the other hand, he might be bored stiff. :)
Welcome Juline - very good to have you involved here. Do join some of the groups and join in discussions. This is a super group of people with lots of good ideas. Hope to see you again before tooooo long.
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Welcome to David Brazier at La Ville au Roi (Eleusis)
What seems to hold me in recent years is a sense of what could have been; how ecstatic living could have actually occurred within our living if we had been held in a different cultural paradigm.
This view is not embracing bitterness or blaming or even divisiveness. This amazing place we just seem to have appeared in, we know it's potential to nurture, to wisely inform and to grow mutual love.
It inspires me to view the utopian, it may just break out in some other time and place. That… Continue