Saturday 1 January 2011

Papery sweet

A quarter past eight on a January evening...
The whole room was as equally and agreeably warm 
as a bath full of water.
Groups of freesias and papery sweet narcissi
and violets set about in silver mugs
gave out their delicious evasive
chorus of scent.

Another sweet no thing, this time from
The Rising Tide by Molly Keane.


  1. Is this picture taken with the new camera?
    If so, well done!

  2. Beautiful photo and words.
    Happy New Year to you and your family, may it be a good year for you all.

  3. I loved reading Molly Keane's books. I particularly enjoyed 'Good Behaviour'
    I see you have a new camera and some nice new photos - have fun!

  4. Yesterday I came with the view to wish you New Year and was so busy admiring your photographs of A View, it was delayed..... so Best Wishes for 2011.