Good Morning


I know, all my early morning photos are beginning to look the same. Seen one sunrise, you have seen them all, but I still have a fascination for the brilliant colours. Currently I am not getting out enough to get something completely different on the camera, so I am depending on the exciting events at home, of which there are not very many.


So I am just making the most of what I have. At least the planes are flying and leaving a few traces in the sky.

Speaking of planes I happened to read a headline this morning that the Swiss are continuously having to cancel their flights to London City Airport. That was the airport I always flew to when going to London.

Taking off - View over the Thames

There were always fantastic views over London as you were entering the flight path. For me it was very useful as it was only a short trip to Hornchurch where my friend lived and where I usually stayed when visiting my dad. On the left of the photo you can see the Thames barrier, built as a flooding precaution. It seems that London City airport is prone to bad weather, stopping the planes from landing and taking off. Many flights are already cancelled in Zürich and never leave. Is this again an environment thing? In the many years of flying to London annually, I never had problems and even very rarely a delayed flight. My flying days are now over and my transport has now become my car or wheelchair, according to where I am going.

Yesterday I took a trip to the supermarket, but nothing special happened. As I entered the store from my car I saw this little chap. The main excitement is to find the special offers.  I did have a little bit of luck and when I scanned my cash receipt into the machine they have I won an extra 2x points token. I can combine this with the token I already have, making 4x points. This means money once every two months, and can amount to over 100 Swiss francs off the bill when I get a pay out.


And I think he saw me, although it was difficult to see with so much fur hanging down over the eyes. He turned in my direction. I am not sure if dogs are allowed in the store, but now and again there is one tethered up outside waiting for the owner. I have pleasant driving conditions now as we have begun to get more daylight. During deep winter I usually drive home in semi darkness, but now it is quite bright and even the sun might still be shining.

Yesterday I cleaned out my fridge. What a difference such a small operation can make. Now everything is nice and shiny and I sorted a few things that I will never eat or use. Today I have nothing planned so will let myself be surprised. The weather is looking good and I just might go somewhere this afternoon. In the meanwhile I will be looking out of the window enjoying the view.

Let us look forward to a good stressless day, keep well and safe everyone.


One of my orchids

10 thoughts on “Good Morning

    • When I buy one it usually lasts for a couple of months with the flowers. When all the flowers are gone I put it away to wait for it to flower again and that is the problem. They do not want to flower again, but they do not die, I must be doing something wrong somewhere.


  1. All my sunrises look the same too, at least from this house. I suppose it depends on where you are. We are supposed to get some cold weather and maybe snow over the weekend. Then again, it may not get as cold as they are saying and it might rain instead. I guess we’ll see, late Saturday and Sunday.

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    • Temperatures are below freezing during the night and the bowl of Water I have outside for the birds and animals has a thin layer of ice in the morning. Yesterday was like a summers day in the afternoon and it was quite warm in the sun. It just doesn’t seem normal.


  2. I suspect that more flights are cancelled because those who make such decisions are more cautious about allowing airplanes to fly in potentially dangerous conditions. I mean, the safety standards are likely more stringent now.


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