Now that I’m tripping once more through England’s elysium fields, I’m rediscovering exactly why it is a green and pleasant land: we’re beset by drizzle and grey skies, too cold to ditch the leggings, too hot for coats and my bag is bulging with spare sweaters, scarves, a hat and umbrella. What on earth to wear? Spring’s vicissitudes are maddening.
Meantime, here’s the original preface to “Milton a Poem”, by William Blake to while away the hours.
How will you spend YOUR summer?
Photograph by Dear Velvet