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nighttime garden

Another beautiful day, althou not a heat wave. we tried to add many scented flowers to our garden and at the end of a warm June day the scent is very lovely – honeysuckle, roses – almost over, different lavender, thyme and sweetpea – althou my favorite is the night scented stock.

Because it may rain tomorrow, even during the night – went out in the dusk to cut some lavender before the rain dampens the flowers and little scared hearing something run past me in the dark snorting. we have badgers, foxes and deers that sometimes run thru our garden – imagine this is what i heard.

inside our cat has made himself comfortable besides the lavender, he is a little calmer now and likes to find a favorite place and contemplate

today drove over the Downs to look at the oxbow river at Seaford and back past Litlington and Lulington, past the Long Man and the White Horse carved on the chalk and stopped a while in an apple orchard attached to the ruins of an old monastry looking onto the Long Man. it felt very peaceful

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Sale – 25% Discount in June at

Avoca Socks - made in Italy


Frangipan Floating Flower Candles  Frangipan Floating Flower Candles - Pink


During June – we have a Summer Sale of our beautiful Avoca Ankle Socks – made in Italy.

Some of these Socks are no longer available from Avoca. Most of our Ankle Socks are Cotton with a little Elastin – so little stretchy and one size. These Socks are made in Italy for Avoca and have a classic Italian style.

They are very sweet and look lovely on your feet.

We also have some woollen Walking Socks from Avoca both Ankle and Knee length.

Our Floating Flower Candles are from Thailand and look lovely at a Summer Wedding reception or Pool Party and we are offering 10 for 8 with a 25% Discount on our regular price thru June.  The price is for 10 Floating Flower Candles – different colors and styles.

Please visit –

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Tiesto – Ten Seconds Before Sunrise

‘Unsent Letter’

It’s the middle of the night, well wee early hours – 4 or 5.
Beautiful late May, nearly dawn, birds waking up
Even the milkman hasn’t arrived.

This time of year sometimes think about then.

When you all were still there and I had left, i passed through Bath
in the early hours of the morning – early June, on a train.

It looked so magical and misty … then the train shuffled on to London.
I felt so sad.

I have found it impossible to go back there since.


Robert Felton – Misty Morning Sunrise