Friday, 23 July 2010

Beyond the Sun

In a rare moment of quiet
MasterM looks through my photos...

Why did you take this sunset sequence?
he asks

It was a happy evening with good news
and I wanted to remember it.

I reply
I asked MrM to drive towards the sun
and every now and then he stopped
so that I could take a photo.

MasterM nods.
He understands.

Which one is your favourite?
he asks

This one - I don't know why - it just is.
I reply

That is my favourite too.
he says


MasterM is back in South Africa now.
He returns at Christmas.


  1. Master M will carry the memory of your sunsets.

  2. That is a nice set of pics. The last one is also my favourite.
    Be well MasterM and be back soon!

  3. So hard when they go away. Thinking of you. x

  4. Christmas will be here before you know it..................

  5. AnonymousJuly 23, 2010

    He has a sensitive soul.

  6. I have some fond memories of my own son driving in the car.

    Glad you had this time together.

  7. That was short and sweet...absence makes the heart grow fonder :-)

  8. Those moments of shared understanding are so precious...

  9. AnonymousJuly 25, 2010

    That brought tears to my eyes Alice. Wonderful memories.
    Bobby x

  10. I just stumbled upon your blog. It is so thoughtful and inspiring. You are a wonderful writer. Are you professor at a college? The pictures of your work remind me of when I studied abroad at Oxford. So lovely.


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