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Spa Farm and Growth

Spa Farm, Northamptonshire on a week day morning in January. (Escaping London) Impressions: Flat land, distant horizons, blue sky, stillness, peace, buzzing tractors.  Woods, occasional walkers, a lost Ocado van, a jogger.  Hay bales, farm house, long track, mud, trees, shadows. Question:  What do you want to grow more of in your life?  This could be a …

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Burghley Park and Thinking Through Time

Burghley Park on a week day morning in January. (Escaping London) Impressions: Sunless day, damp in the air, wide park, naked trees wearing only balls of threatening mistletoe, ancient trees.  Princess Diana memorial, young trees, drawings by children that will be adults now.  Deer droppings, electric fence, cattle grids, golden door of Burghley House, dulled today. …

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