• I like pools, and have named ducks in swimming ponds. But the sea heals above all else | Hannah Jane Parkinson

    29 days ago - By The Guardian

    I once went on a beach holiday and did not swim. Thinking of that now, I want to chuck me in and let the healing salt work its magic Give me all of the seas. The still teal around silver-beached islands, where the far-out horizon is a thin line of barely perceptible colour change. A Rothko. Give me the choppy waters of a Turner, peaks of spittle-white masquerading as icebergs. I want the deep navy with the surface wobble of jelly; or the entirely transparent water that laps at the shore, transforming my normal-sized feet into milky giants. Give me all of the seas and let me swim in them...
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