A couple of weekends ago, I purchased a desk off Ebay (The worldwide equivalent of Trade Me) and we headed out to the countryside to collect it from the owner. What luck - it was one of those gorgeous days with a few hours of sunshine and blue sky. We drove to a little country village called Meopham (Good luck pronouncing that one...) and what do you know, there was a game of cricket being played on the village green. Bliss!
Hopefully we can plan some more trips to the country over the next few months. It really is wonderful to smell the fresh air, see the vivid colours of the flowers and trees, and to hear the sounds of peace and quiet and birdsong.