The neighbour came to the door again, beer in hand to chat and ask to use the green bin. He had been chopping back a tree that was getting in the way of his garage.
“Then the shadows moved sideways, shifting the sunshine inch by inch from the terrace, and the lizards disappeared, and the valley deepened and darkened back into color and the hills cooled and hardened into scarred contours of ocher and crimson, and it was evening – another day which Chamberlain and I had wasted.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (29 June 1900 – 31 July 1944) was an author and an aviator. His most famous written work is the novella ‘The Little Prince’, a deeply engaging and moving tale exploring what really matters in life through the eyes of an alien child-prince.
gobbet /ˈɡɒbɪt/ noun [BRITISH] a piece or lump of flesh, food, or other matter.“a torn-off gobbet of flesh” […]
At home on the deck in the cold of winter, neighborhood wood stoves burn red gum. An enchanting […]