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Ripe Figs, Old Chair and Sufi Wisdom

26 Oct

The figs we bought yesterday needed no cooking just to be eaten as they are. Delicious!

Juicy fig

Juicy fig

I have my Granny’s nursing chair which must be nearly 100 years old. Some time ago I decided that it needed reupholstering and this afternoon a lovely young man arrived to give us an estimate. I loved how he spoke of my chair, describing it as being like a much huggedΒ and well worn teddybear, obviously well loved. He is going to check its age by looking up the design of the webbing underneath. Apparently the design of the webbing changed with each monarch and this has clearly never been re-upholstered in its life. Now we have to choose a fabric…..

Granny's Nursing chair

Granny’s Nursing chair

Wise words to think about…..

Before you speak

Before you speak

 
5 Comments

Posted by on October 26, 2015 in Beauty, photography, Postaday 2015, Words

 

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5 responses to “Ripe Figs, Old Chair and Sufi Wisdom

  1. nrhatch

    October 27, 2015 at 1:53 am

    May you rock happily for hours in that chair.

     
  2. Charlie@Seattle Trekker

    October 26, 2015 at 8:07 pm

    Thank you for sharing such a wonderful bit of wisdom. Just a little thought and kindness would go a long way to making our world a better place.

     
  3. ladysighs

    October 26, 2015 at 7:16 pm

    That Sufi advice would shut a lot of folks up real quick like. lol

     

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