Tag Archives: Summer

The Price of a Handkerchief

At the height of my hay fever, when the summer was still young and fresh, I grew tired of rubbing my delicate nose with various types of paper – paper tissues, toilet paper, kitchen paper, any kind of paper. When … Continue reading

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The Woods in August

Spring is young and does, indeed, have a spring in its step. All eyes are on the future, even though we know, really, that future will come too soon. June and July are the excited muscularity of the young adult, … Continue reading

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The Sweetness of High Summer

I have written earlier, that this time of year is a time of stillness, a time of waiting for the great turning of the year. Few birds sing; little changes very much. Even if I didn’t have painful sciatica, this … Continue reading

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Eat Your Heart Out, David Bailey

“Don’t be silly. Blind people can’t take photographs.” This is the voice of the Evil One, who sits on my shoulder all the time. The left one, to be precise. Even if you’re in complete darkness, you can point a … Continue reading

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The Woods in July – Taking the Right Path

Another month, and this one starts with a heatwave. The mornings start cloudy and beautifully cool like fresh linen sheets, but by breakfast it is getting too hot to walk, though the shade of the trees is a blessing. So, … Continue reading

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Back to the Woods

We have got back from our annual jaunt to Greece and I find an abundance of things I feel I need to write about. Where shall I start? I feel I need to ponder the unhappiness of a Greece that … Continue reading

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