Tuesday, February 17, 2009

6th of the 6th

I have been tagged for a meme - The Sixth. My dear blogpal, Nikki-Ann, in the wilds of Wales tagged me with this.

The idea is you go to the 6th photo in the 6th folder on your system and talk about it. The sixth folder in My Pictures is entitled Candles, and the sixth photo is a not terribly inspiring shot of my candles.

I love sitting by candlelight - especially as the light fades to dusk and the evening draws in. I don't do scented candles really, allergies you know, but I adore candlelight - almost as much as firelight. Candlelight eases my mind and helps me to think. It blurs the edges of reality and dims the sharp tang of life. No matter how churned my life gets, candlelight smoothes the strain.

Coincidentally, I am sitting in candlelight right now. My mind needs soothing. I heard today that my knee surgery is classed as routine and not due to be scheduled until mid-May, so that has put the kybosh on the first couple of months of the medieval re-enactment season. If I can't bend my knee or walk without pain, I can't live rough in castles.



I won't tag - but if you want to do this (and it is a little different!) then please link back to here.



Jean-Luc Picard said...

That's an original meme!

Bob-kat said...

I love candle light to. It is so restful :)

Glad you got tagged to do this too :)

Melli said...

Ohhhhhhh MY gosh! I was just looking over your Palace BASH from the weekend! I am soooooooo sorry I had to miss it! And my gorgeous gown went to waste... It looks like it was a fabulous time! I see the palace chef out did himself with the delectable treats! And I must say the palace just ... looked like a PALACE! I can understand why you are resting up under the glow of the candles today. You know... all that dancing certainly was not gOOd for Knee! But... well... you only go round once I guess!

I believe Hootin' Anni tagged me with this one -- only I believe hers was the 4th picture in the 4th folder! Perhaps I'll do both and knock out two birds with one ... blog!

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Well thar stinks about your Knee Surgery dear CQ...!
The Candlelight is so very BEAUTIFUL.....I know exactly what you mean, too, about it giving one a feeling away from Reality....I think I will light a few candles right now!

Lazy Daisy said...

I'm so sorry I missed the party. What a gorgeous gown. You really decked out the palace girlfriend. I gained 5 pounds just looking at the food. Maybe they will be able to work you in before May (I'll certainly pray about it.) You must stop by and check out my grandson decked out as Cupid. It will certainly give you a grin.

Nikki-ann said...

I love candlelight, but we're not allowed candles in this house.

Thanks for joining in! :)

David said...

i like when the power goes off, so that we can live by candle light
very nice.