Friday, September 05, 2008

Sydney - a father/daughter trip

I've just returned from three days in Sydney with my Dad. We spent our time seeing the sites and visited relatives.

The weather was simply perfect for the first days of Spring. The atmosphere in the city was bright and exciting.

I haven't been to Sydney for many years and somehow I had forgotten how beautiful Sydney is, but what struck me most was the healthy confidence the city expressed. It reminded me of what the eminent art historian Sir Kenneth Clark said in his television series "Civilisation: A Personal View", that civilisation is bound to the confidence of the people in themselves and their culture.

This pleasant observation was just one of the treasured souvenirs I returned home with.


Jean-Luc Picard said...

Sydney looks beautiful.

Linda said...

Good morning, Laurie:

I just wanted to let you know that I love your blog and gave your blog an award on my Linda's Blog today.

Thanks for always inspiring me.

Have a wonderful day.


Mon Petit Lapin said...

Wow! You have so many fantastic things for sale in your shop, I spied your raindrops a while ago but just came across your blog, toadstools and biscuit bunnies. Your products are gorgeous!! I will be saving up my student cash.....!! All the best Becky

Florence Forrest said...

Thanks Linda :)

Becky, please feel welcome here. Thank you so much for dropping by and leaving such a lovely comment :)

with love,