When a train might unexpectedly draw to a halt at a small place and there might be birdsong audible behind the hissing of steam. Nothing happens there, other than the stopping of a train and the escape of pent-up steam, but it brings home how suddenly and surprisingly we may be struck by the beauty of a particular place and moment.
The telling of a story, like virtually everything in this life, was always made all the easier by a cup of tea.”―Alexander McCall Smith, The Miracle at Speedy Motors
TGIF! Doesn’t this sound like the perfect way to warm up a cold day?