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Midsummer Eve Gathering

[caption id="attachment_60" align="aligncenter" width="644"] Me getting my home made bunting out and tying my origami butterflies to the apple trees![/caption] Hello, I write this to you with an air of contented fatigue- a warm fuzzy sort of feeling. You see yesterday was quite a day. I hosted my first Midsummer Eve Gathering- A ritual I had little knowledge of until I read Dodie Smith’s I Capture the Castle. The novel was a sheer delight. So much so that coming to the end of the book was a rather sobering feeling for me. Yet I knew I had to hold on to Smith’s vivid descriptions of the Midsummer Eve rituals one…
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A first time for every thing!

[caption id="attachment_7" align="alignright" width="200"] The Family Sheep out in the field... As you can see I am out in the sticks![/caption] Hello, I write this post as the sounds of lambs and bird song resonate through my open window, which I wish I could share with you! This is my first blog and the first of many posts to come (I hope)! I can tell you it feels equally exciting for me, as it is daunting. It feels like a huge white, blank canvas- clinical and perfect and I must add something impressive to it. I researched some advice for writing ‘your’ first blog post and it said: “it may…
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