The swallows were gathering on the wires this morning preparing for their long journey south into Africa. Their restlessness is tangible and I can empathise with that, for in a week’s time Paul and I will be travelling again. We will be driving north to start with, back for a three day stay in the UK before heading south to Australia.
The swallows’ journey is difficult, most choose to cross the vast Sahara desert where supplies of water and food can be patchy, it is a harsh test of survival. I am hoping our journey will be less perilous and strenuous but as a nervous flyer I will still find it very difficult. Supplies of water and food can be patchy on long haul flights!