The Art Of Leisure And Gardens: Dion Calthrop

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The art of leisure lies, to me, in the power of absorbing without effort the spirit of one’s surroundings; to look without speculation, at the sky and sea; to become part of a green plain; to rejoice, with a tranquil mind, in the feast of colour in a bed of flowers.

Dion Calthorp 1878-1937

The Charm of Gardens
The image is via Wikimedia: Garden in Shoreham, by Samuel Palmer (1805-1881)
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Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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