Sunday, 12 June 2011

Early June Morning

The Orangery
The Orangery garden early on a June Morning
I still can't find a way of capturing the immediate and present beauty of a June morning as one comes out of the house for the first time into warm sunlight amid the soft buzzing of bees.

Freya Stark's wonderful lines are before me; they are placed on the first page of this journal to remind us that even a writer as gifted as she can't capture the nowThis photo - a snapshot with an iPhone - only hints at our immediate experience

'No medium has yet been devised for the translation of life into language, nor can any words recall the dazzling fluidity of days. Single yet fixed in sequence, they fall like the shaft of a cataract into time and through it'.



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