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On the shores of a brand new day.

Updated on May 17, 2014
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Today's hub may be the last for a while unless I have time for another next week because we are moving house. We are moving into a bungalow only 15 minutes away and right down by the beach. This also explains my absence from you all these past couple of weeks ; I also have to apologise that I will not have time to read any of your wonderful hubs either but wanted to let you all know the reason for my absence.

We are moving next weekend and I am looking forward to our new home and being so close to the sea as I grew up by the sea but also there is a beautiful coastal walk for miles around the Welsh Coast so I will not be starved of my love of the countryside either.

All in all my life is panning out just as I know it should.

This was an out of the blue chance which which we had to grab with both hands but the things which are meant for us in life often are.

Today's song is 'Rise Of The Phoenix' by Conchita; many of you will recognise this as the winner of this year's Eurovision Song Contest.

The message of this wonderful song and the brave Conchita touch me immensely. Oh how important it is that we find our true selves and that we this is the 'me' that we must present to the world.


'Peering from the mirror

No, that isn't me

stranger getting nearer

Who can this person be

You wouldn't know me at all today

From the fading light I fly

'I rise up to the sky

You threw me down
but

I'm gonna fly'

I hope you enjoy.

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On the breaking

of a brand new dawn

waves bring forth

in astonishing

almost unbelievable forces

which make the sunrise

reach forth

in

delirious tastes of gems

yet to be tried and tasted.

The noon sunshine

sees me absorbing

life's glories

each sense so aware

of the beauty

and

wondrously

sincere promises

of each of my days

to come.

Hand in hand

with Mother Nature's

countryside

are the seaside's

treasures

so precious

and for me to protect

eternally

oh so deeply in my being.

As the sunset

sinks in a glorious sphere

of true warmth

I feel my sated emotions

my true self worth

escalate to heights unknown;

and the waves

gently lapping

into and from

coves yet undiscovered

so like the days

yet to dawn

in my life.

The following pics are of the little seaside village to where we are moving..

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I hope you have a wonderful weekend and take care one and all.

I hope to be back very soon and lots of love from my little corner of Wales.

Eddy.

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      Sally Gulbrandsen 3 years ago from Norfolk

      Eddy,

      Joy of Joy, how wonderful to be moving to such a beautiful place. I hope your new home brings you much all the happiness in the world.

      Best wishes

      Sally

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Sally and yes even though of course I shall miss our old home I am looking forward greatly. Lots of love to you from Wales and have a wonderful weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Eric Dierker 3 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Be in love in your new home. Nearer to the great life giving waters is the right direction for sure. Blessings.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much for your best wishes Eric and sending you blessings also.

      Eddy.

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      hlwar 3 years ago

      Good luck with the move! The photos are lovely, definitely a beautiful area to live in. (。◕‿◕。) Also, thanks for sharing the song; I never heard it before and the vocalist is amazing. Very inspirational!

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      Shauna L Bowling 3 years ago from Central Florida

      Good luck with your move, Eddy. How exciting for you! I hope you'll share pictures of your new home and the beautiful surroundings.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much hlwar and I am so glad you also enjoyed the song. here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here.

      Take care and wishing you a wonderful weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Hi Sha as always so nice to see you've stopped by. We are very organised and waiting for next weekend now. Of course I will be delighted to share the pictures of our new home and surroundings. Here's to wishing you a wonderful weekend and lots of love from my little corner of Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Tim Mitchell 3 years ago from Escondido, CA

      Awesome! Best of Luck on the New Adventure in Life and 'of' Life. I loved the poem as it spoke to my mind and heart with changes in my life recently. I had a sense of 'Mindfulness' instead of thinking of old memories. I saw the bush tits in the garden instead of an empty garden. Thank you for bringing awareness and mindfulness to me for those moments through your truly inspirational and revealing words of life and of wisdom.

      tim

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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Well that is very exciting news. Best of luck with the move. I'm sure you will love it in the new home. The surrounding countryside is stunning.

      Best wishes my friend.

      billy

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      Nikolic Predrag 3 years ago from Serbia, Belgrade

      Good luck with your move and best wishes. Such a beautiful place.

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      Randi Benlulu 3 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Good luck with the move, Eddy! How exciting for you!

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      You are so very welcome Tim and here's to so many more hubs for us both to share on here as soon as I get back on track.

      Enjoy your weekend and take care.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much as always my dear friend billy and lots of love from Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much dis-cover.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you for your kind wishes Randi and lots of love from Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Kathy Carr 3 years ago

      God Bless you Eddy. I have been missing from Hubpages as well, but surely not for the wonderful reasons that you have presented here. Go in peace and enjoy your newness in life. Beautifully displayed Hub. Scenery is awesome. Take care.

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      Janet Giessl 3 years ago from Georgia country

      The place you are moving to looks absolutely beautiful and so is this hub. I wish you all the best for your new home.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Eddy. It was meant to be, you living by the sea, is you! I am so happy for you. Your choice of video was perfect for this piece. Fly away my friend....

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Kathy.

      Eddy,

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Your kind wises are so appreciated Janet.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Ruby my dear friend.

      Eddy

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      The Examiner-1 3 years ago

      I hope that you have a smooth move and enjoy your new house and village. :-) Wishing you and your family get settled in well.

      As for your poem, I loved it. It made me warm and tingly inside. I voted it up and pinned it.

      Kevin

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      breakfastpop 3 years ago

      Wishing you happiness and love... Vote up, beautiful and oh so awesome.

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      FlourishAnyway 3 years ago from USA

      Good luck with your move, Eddy. How fortunate to live in such a beautiful area. I'm sure it will inspire more beautiful poems and images. All the best to you in the coming weeks.

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      Harish Mamgain 3 years ago from India

      As are your poems so is your new abode. Eddy, you touch everything with love and soon your new abode and things and beings in it will be vibrated with your wonderful feelings. We, surely will be blessed with new fascinating poems ! This poem speaks about new dawn, wonderful sunshine, unexplored shores and waves and is a true reflection of change in your life. Photos of your village are awesome. Wish you all happiness and bliss in your very lovely village !

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Kevin and will be back very soon.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you breakfastpop.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Your comment so appreciate FlourishAnyway.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so warmly Harishprasad and here's to many more hubs for us both to share on here.

      Eddy.

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      John Hansen 3 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Eddy, the move sounds ideal. I wish you well, and am envious of a bungalow by the beach. What a lovely part of the world.

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      Dana Tate 3 years ago from LOS ANGELES

      Moving closer to the beach seems heavenly. Will be waiting impatiently for your beautiful hubs, don't stay away too long.

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      Dave 3 years ago from Lancashire north west England

      Beautiful title for a beautiful piece of work. Best wishes to you and your family in your new home.

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      Cecile Portilla 3 years ago from West Orange, New Jersey

      Eddy. your new location looks absolutely beautiful. As always, your poems and photos are amazing. Good luck!

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Eddy, happy moving! I hope you really enjoy living in your new abode. We walked along a cliff top somewhere along there. It was beautiful, the gorse was out and I'd had no idea before that it had such a lovely perfume. We came to a village in a little bay and when we walked on the beach we found a waterfall that flowed straight onto rocks and into the sea. God bless you.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much John.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      I will not be away too long Dana and your kind wishes so greatly appreciated.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much DAL.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Thank you Cecil for the good luck wishes.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      It sounds as if you could have ben walking very near to our new home. Thank you so much as always for stopping y and send you lots of love from Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Graham Lee 3 years ago from Lancashire. England.

      Hi Eddy. Well done a new dawn beckons but of course real love and memories never fade and will never be forgotten. I wish you the very best in your new home, it looks so lovely. This then will be your new little corner of Wales.

      Graham.

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      Johnny Parker 3 years ago from Birkenhead, Wirral, North West England

      Wow looks amazing.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. Lovely pics sis. I've also always wanted to live by the sea. I live near a river so I guess for now it will have to do. Seeing those pics I know that we'll just have to gather up Sid and come visit you for swimming and fishing. Good luck in your new home.

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      Mona Sabalones Gonzalez 3 years ago from Philippines

      The song is lovely. It looks like you are leaving your home behind to move to a lovely new place by the sea. Here's to a future of new and better experiences, and wonderful surprises unfolding through the years now and again.

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      Bernadyn 3 years ago from Jacksonville, Florida

      Gorgeous view and I would have snapped up the chance to move there, too. Wishing you well with the move and I know you'll enjoy your new home and new memories you'll make there.

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      Lisa René LeClair 3 years ago from the ATL

      Good luck on the move... I could NOT be any more envious! *Sigh* I miss the beach. ;-(

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      Thelma Alberts 3 years ago from Germany

      What a beautiful place to move to, Eddy! I wish I can visit you in Wales. Good luck to your move. Enjoy the beauty of the nature for me, will you? Thanks for sharing.

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      rdsparrowriter 3 years ago

      Wow Eddy !! Beautiful places surrounding you :) Enjoy!! I like your poem and the pictures :) God bless you!!

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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      Your new home is going to be a wonderful adventure for you. It all looks so lovely. You must be excited.

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      Deb Hirt 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Looks like such a wonderful, peaceful area where you have moved. I'm certain that you love it, just as I would.

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      Rachael O'Halloran 3 years ago from United States

      Simply beautiful, Eddy.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

      Good luck on your move Eddy. I hope it goes smoothly. Jamie

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      Nithya Venkat 3 years ago from Dubai

      You are moving to an awesome, beautiful place. Wishing you all the very best!! Great write. Voted up as always!!

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      Mary Hyatt 3 years ago from Florida

      I hope by now you are settled in your new home. I had to give up my home of 35 years, and now I live in a tiny apartment, but I'm happy here. One door closes and another one opens, right?

      Lovely poem and your photos are outstanding.

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      ocfireflies 3 years ago from North Carolina

      Eddy,

      Congratulations. The pictures show the beauty and magic of your corner of the world. Your poem is beautiful and pays homage to all that is filled with wonder. Best wishes to you and yours as you make your move.

      Blessings,

      Kim

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you to you all for all these comment each one so greaty appreciated. I have been away for the past month but am now back and looking forward to catching up with all your hubs also. Lots of love from Wales.

      Eddy.

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      moonlake 2 years ago from America

      Enjoyed your hub and your poem. What a beautiful place can I come for a visit? Many days of happiness in your new home.

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      Eiddwen 2 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much moonlake and I look forward to your visit.

      Eddy.

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