We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde . Autumn in Catalunia ...a very quick affair
The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work. Thomas Edison .Girona Cathedral
A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air. A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent. Jerome Lawrance . Mirivet Castle in Catalunia .
Look up !
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Abraham Lincoln . These were conker trees in Girona ...lookup ! at your peril .
November 19th, 2019
A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe pear at length falls into his lap.
Abraham Lincoln . The fruits of Barcelona Market .
Sunrise on the Ebro Delta
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. John Ruskin .
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.David Brinkley The wine cathedral at El Pinell . Made up from a miriad of bricks
False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports. Richard Burton . The buildings decay further as plans to restore Cardo stall and stall .
I laugh with the sun, and mist that tries so hard to seduce the mountains. Ruth Asawa . After the rain ....the mist .
Barcelona Reflections 2
The way we experience the world around us is a direct reflection of the world within us. Gabrielle Bernstein . Reflections of Catalunia Plaza in Barcelona .