After days of torrential rain, at last Sydney welcomes clearer, brighter and cooler autumn days.
Flash foods affected 70 percent of areas in New South Wales. It was just water, water, everywhere. Plants are growing enormously and weeds have grown longer than ever. Spiders are extremely active hanging their webs on tree branches and power poles and lines.
On Tuesday I had a day off to stay away from the daily routine. When walking around and enjoying the rays of sunshine and the wind breeze, I felt the moisture in the air has completely gone.
We need to wake up every day smiling and greeting new surprises.
If there is no surprise, watch the clouds. Judy Garland once said, “Behind every cloud there is a cloud. ” Seeing everything from the negative side, you will probably say, “Behind every scandal there is another scandal.” This is exactly what I thought about the politics nowdays.
Imagine in your city if there is hardly any cloud, this is pathetic. Clouds must be best viewed against a painted sky, be it blue or grey.
In some cities, the sky is always misty and covered by a think layer of dust. But the most miserable is that many cities have lost their own character. This is what the great Italian writer Italo Calvino says, “Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.”
That is true: who wants to visit a replica?