A Country Lane with John Clare

A Country Lane with John Clare

A narrow country lane like this invites us to adventure. It would have have been a delightful place for a leisurely walk with John Clare. Continue reading “A Country Lane with John Clare”


Nature Closely Observed


I love Keats’ delicate descriptions of the natural world. We wish that he had lived longer than his so very short life of a mere 25 years—what a great loss that he died so young, yet what fruitful 25 years. As he suggests, there is great joy and delight to be discovered in escaping the restless world of city life through time spent in solitude amidst ‘Nature’s Observatory’:

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