Linger awhile... pause to dream... savour                                     ................................enjoy. 



                     Autumn's gold ....

                         "Autumn...the year's last loveliest smile"



                "that time of year thou mayst in me behold
     when yellow leaves, or none or few do hang upon those boughs 
              which shake with cold" Shakespeare Sonnet 73 


           "Pale amber sunlight falls across the reddening October trees

            That hardly sway before a breeze" E.Dowson

"and I rose in a rainy Autumn and walked abroad in a shower of all my days" DylanThomas 


        Summer in Amsterdam...


                                          "You are sunlight through a window, 
                                           which I stand in, warmed.
                                           One touch lasts a thousand hours "
                                            J.Burton The Miniaturist


"its five am in Amsterdam far away from where I am
I close my eyes 
let out a sigh 
and pretend I am there again" E.Ayers
                                             "Lost somewhere in Amsterdam
                                              thats where I will stay 
                                              living out my new life plan 
                                             sitting by the Netherland Bay."



                                               ".....there are no foreign lands .......
                                                         R.L Stevenson

                     gathered in...                                                                                     



                                     "When Daises pied and Violets blue 
                                       and Lady Smocks all silver - white 
                                       and Cuckoos buds of yellow here
                                       do paint the meadows with delight."
                                                 Love Labours Lost 




                         "... a garden to walk in and immensity to dream in.."
                                           Victor Hugo -Les Miserables


            Manor Garden Flowers.  


                        Poets Corner    


               garden musings .....

                                               "I know a bank where the wild thyme blows..."
                                                      Midsummers Nights Dream 


Bees blew like cake-crumbs through the golden air, white butterflies like sugared wafers, and when it wasn't raining a diamond dust took over which veiled and yet magnified all things” 
Cider With Rosie Laurie Lee



           let's begin ....

                                "If you don't imagine nothing ever happens at all"
                                                               John Green.  




With grateful thanks and love to Charlotte @Eve Photography  for the images of me.x