Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where twelve of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by padmum. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in alphabetical order, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie, Maria SF, ocdwriter, Padmum, Paul, Rohit, The Old Fossil and Will. Do drop in on their blogs and see what their take is on this week’s topic. Since some of them may post late, do give some allowance for that too!
“A Book of Verses underneath the Bough,
A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread–and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness–
Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow!”
~ Omar Khayyam.
Alas, the book of verses has been replaced by many books on non fun matters; the jug of wine has been replaced by mugs of tea and coffee the last 13 years. The thou too has disappeared and a new one has not replaced the all time favourite. I can however hope! And wilderness that we so lovingly nurtured just outside our veranda has remained the paradise enow now, as it was then.