So says Red (no irony intended) right at the end of the most feelgood of stories ‘The Shawshank Redemption’. Finally released after most of a lifetime in jail, he is sitting on a bus and hoping. And what he is hoping for is serenity … that purest of dreams. And searching through my pictures I came across this – the lake barely rippling and the castle reflected in it and nature effortlessly playing her part in making the most serene of pictures so that I with my camera had no more endeavour than a twitch of my finger to capture the perfect picture. For true serenity is a perfect sensation. A perfection most of us seek and find to be frustratingly illusive. Here’s my offering for the weekly photo challenge as a reminder that it can exist ….