Today’s quote : invincible summer

Posted on Updated on

“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer” – Albert Camus

Louise and Elizabeth
A carefree stroll at the shoreline… this photo of my daughter and niece sums it all up… summer = heaven!

Hear, hear to Albert Camus! At the end of summer I let you understand that summer definitely is my favorite season. And every year in winter, that becomes more and more clear.

Although winter can certainly have its good days, I am just not that fond of this season… the cold, the rain, the wind, the short days… And every year after the festive season, I start to long for summer…

I can’t wait to feel the warmth of the sun on my skin, to enjoy the long bright days, to experience the relaxed atmosphere that summer brings… 

Luckily, winter has its good points, which I desperately embrace… there is of course the festive season (and I do like a good party!), going for a walk on a beautiful winter day and treating yourself to a hot chocolate (with whipped cream of course), enjoying the warmth of a long hot bath on a dull and dark Saturday evening (preferably with some soft jazz in the background), or tucked away under a blanket, reading a book (with a nice glass of wine within reach)…

But all this doesn’t have to last that long for me… so as soon as the fashion magazines are spreading the good news of what’s trending in spring and summer, as soon as those lighter fabrics and brighter colours start filling up the shops and as soon as the days start lengthening just a tiny bit, I am starting to feel better, brighter, more cheerful and I want to scream at the top of my longs “bring on summer!!!”

Love, Kathleen

Read my quote on summertime!

Advertisements

4 thoughts on “Today’s quote : invincible summer

    Miss Paperfection said:
    January 21, 2016 at 9:05 pm

    I’m still not sure which is my favourite season. Both have their own charmes. Maybe because i was born in winter that i have a soft spot for this season but i like summer, sun and beach as well.

    Liked by 1 person

      kaybe610 responded:
      January 21, 2016 at 9:50 pm

      I am soooo a summer person!!!! Although I can enjoy a crisp and cold winter day too… But not for too long😉 Love, Kathleen

      Like

    Gemma said:
    January 19, 2016 at 4:35 pm

    I love the summer too! Great quote. Gemma xx
    http://www.jacquardflower.uk

    Liked by 1 person

      kaybe610 responded:
      January 19, 2016 at 7:18 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Gemma… enjoy this very cold evening!!! Love, Kathleen 🙂

      Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s