Showing posts from May, 2015

The Merry Month

In my view, May is the loveliest month in the calendar, full of bluebells and birdsong and bursting with the heady scents of late spring.  As the sunny days lengthen and summer draws closer, and bold blue skies look down on vibrant green fields, everything around me seems to take on a new energy.  May, for me, has always been a period of the year that has brought changes in my life and, sure enough, it's all change once again, as I'm busy looking for a new job.

It's hard to sit indoors filling in application forms, however, when a walk through the woods beckons me outside. One of the joys of my current job working from home is being able to down tools for an hour or so in the middle of the afternoon and take a stroll.

Walking alone is a good way to clear the mind and blow some of the cobwebs away. Not that one is really alone in the countryside.  The fields are full of sheep and cows and horses and the trees alive with birds, their music turning the air into a rich sympho…