Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Girl On The Wing

I always wished to fly. I thought of nothing better than spreading my wings and taking flight. Now I have done so - flown the nest like a young starling and ridden the wind away. And I continue to do so, further and further from where I first learnt to fly.

I'm going to Cyprus for five weeks this summer, on an archaeology expedition. Flying even further afield to warm winds and awaiting adventure. There's a still, sure kind of excitement coursing through me - the kind of delicious, uncertain clarity that, I somehow know, is how it would feel to really fly.

5 comments:

Trish said...

Ooh! Cute photo! :)

kerri ní dochartaigh said...

your words are the perfect start to this spring morning, my little starling

Svenske Floyd said...

So you are into Classical Archaeology, that's great! Will you have the opportunity to visit Athens too?

fash said...

sadly not, but i will go to greece one day. i do archaeology and the expedition is involved with pre-history, the early to mid bronze age.

Te said...

Is your title Shins-inspired?
Ah I'm so jealous, I studied Archaeology, Ancient History and Classics at uni and I never got to do any cool field work. I suppose it's too hard to 'pop over to Cyprus/Geece/Italy/Turkey' when you're in Australia.