Rhythmic beach morphology
Girl and birds

Draw back the better to leap


Discovering a new world that feels like part of me / Dubrovnik, Croatia / July 2001

“There are many reasons to have a holiday. Reculer pour mieux sauter, say the French: draw back the better to leap. We may want nothing but relaxation and rest. But as Sherlock Holmes knew, the best form of R&R is to do something different: a change is as good as a rest, if not better; and the best kind of change is to enter another world.”

~ Henry Shukman, To Walk a Landscape Is to Know It, Jan. 6, 2008, NYTimes


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