Friday, 18 April 2008
For this first time, this afternoon felt like marginal-summer. Hot. Fresh-mown grass smells with a powdery dry backnote.
I’m not quite ready yet….
* Our bumble bees are called humble bees in Britain. Apparently, humble is a corruption of the German hummel, meaning buzzing. Webster’s online says this bee is also sometimes called a dumble-dor. Ah, she’s not so original, that JK Rowling….