A bird’s eye view is an expression you use to describe a way of looking at things from afar and in perspective. On occasion we need the visual acuity of birds of prey. There are times in life when we should observe situations from a certain height.
There are moments when the path we walk in life bears a close resemblance to a snake, full of twists and turns that bring us down. But just when everything seems to be leading us to a horrible place, the path straightens out and takes us higher, toward more light. You always have to leave – Read More –
A white stork was perched on one of the beautiful gothic pinnacles of the old Santa Cruz la Real Convent. With the precision of an acrobat, he slowly turned around balancing on the tiny space he had to maneuver and started to make and loud clack-clack-clacking noise with his beak, which fortunately only went on – Read More –
These wooden stakes led towards the Santa María Cathedral. The fence reminded me of the yellow-brick road that led to the Emerald City in the Wizard of Oz. The comparison is not quite as whacky as you might think – Segovia is, after all, a magical city where, with a bit of imagination, you can – Read More –
They say that major changes are on the way that will affect everyone. It’s not a good time to be immobile. Anything that stops moving will topple, and those who don’t adapt to the new situation will fall by the wayside. Hence, the appearance of blossoming branches could bode ill for the old tree, but – Read More –
How many lovers have sat beneath these branches. If trees could talk… Time passes and this tree in Paseo Isabelino del Salón keeps on providing shade and shelter for people in love. How many stories of falling in and out of love would it be able to tell us…
Behind the Santa Cruz la Real campus there’s a beautiful tree-lined path where, in the month of June, the trees form a kind of leafy tunnel that you can walk through. It’s just a short walk from the old convent, a prime example of nature in all its glory. Places like this make it very – Read More –
If my owners want to stop to drink a glass of Coke on the terrace of a bar in Avenida de Fernández Ladreda, I’ll just have to lie down between them and watch people go by, which could be enjoyable I suppose. There are times in life when what we do depends on others, and – Read More –
There are few things as delicate as the gossamer-thin petals of poppies. A red carpet spread out over the plain. Thousands and thousands of petals dancing to the rhythm marked by the wind. Watching the graceful movement of poppies is a wonderful way to calm the soul.
There wasn’t a soul on the Paseo del Salón at that early hour. Just one silhouette of a person sitting in the mist, looking a like some kind of phantasmagorical apparition. I wondered what this woman was doing sitting there all alone, on a stone bench, in the cold, looking out across the rooftops of – Read More –