This week’s prompt for the 100 Word Challenge for Grown-Ups is a picture once again. I am delighted that it is this picture, as it fits perfectly with another part of my book ‘The Year’. In this excerpt, Sarah visits the house her parents have bought in France for the first time.
Sarah stepped into the dew-soaked garden of the French house her parents had bought, taking in the sights and sounds of this beautiful place. It wasn’t a big garden but each corner brought a new delight to the senses. Sarah ran her hands over the creaking shutters of the house, marvelling at the wood which had witnessed so many years as the eyelids of this house. The eyes of the house itself left Sarah breathless with wonder. In spite of old age, the gleam was still there, reflecting the greenery of the plants and the dappled light of each season.