Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Marking the hours

"...The days around the solstice always have an atmosphere of strangeness. Some of this is to do with long lazy days hardly punctuated by night; and some of the summer strangeness comes from the unfamiliar exoticism of even our commonest plants at this time..."
As the world shifts from one solstice back towards the other, these reflections by Paul Evans are one of the best birthday presents I could ask for.

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