Muddy puddles

A light drizzle of rain enveloped grass and trees as we set off on our walk through a wet and misty landscape. Sunlight, refracted among particles of condensed water vapour in the atmosphere, reaching the ground as softened, diffuse light. As we walked, several children burst into a seemingly random yet gentle singsong as if …

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Picking up Stones

As we walked towards the lake on a sunny winter’s morning, one child gravitated towards the Arch of the Sun sculpture. He squeezed himself between the cold concrete pillars, crunching rocks underfoot. Several other children followed and then bent down to sort through the stones, describing them as frozen, crystal, glittery, shiny, sparkly. One girl …

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