“the pulse of colour flooded the bay with blue, and the heart expanded with it and the body swam”
“The shore is an ancient world, for as long as there has been an earth and sea there has been this place of the meeting of land and water.”
“But that day, as I sat on the tranquil shore, it was possible to believe one was gazing into eternity.”
“Sometimes the lone walker feels that he is moving backwards in time, and sometimes that he stands at the threshold of a different world”
“Standing looking out to sea can be like standing at an altar.”
It has been a while since I had such a good laugh while reading a book. The sixth novel by British writer Alice Thompson, “Burnt Island”, kicks the literary world wittily in the balls.
“All Our Waves Are Water” is a memoir written by American writer Jaimal Yogis, and is his third book. A guy has grown up with Buddhist-yogi parents, loves to surf, studies journalism and searches for the blissful lining of the thing called life.
Step by step I am gathering extra copies of sea books I love. Here 11 first crowned that I will lend to my local people now. Every library starts with a book.
“The wind made the land alive; made me alive.” Nick Hunt
A day well spent on Lake Kaņieris here in Latvia. I saw cormorants.