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When .. “Everything in the garden is luvverly”.

Posted by Big John on June 18, 2016

Marcus Tullius Cicero … philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, consul, constitutionalist and all-round Roman ‘clever clogs’ once said …

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need”

So, here is a picture of my back yard …

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(click on image for a better view)

… OK ! .. So I’m no Vita Sackville-West (another ‘clever clogs’) when it comes to garden design, but, at least it’s a pleasant spot when the sun shines; and although it does not rival ‘The Bodleian’, my eclectic collection of reading matter is near at hand.

However, I’m not so sure that old Marcus was correct when he said “everything”, as a cold beer or two and some fish and chips would go a long way towards satisfying my basic ‘needs’ on one of those rare…

…  hot summer’s days.

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3 Responses to “When .. “Everything in the garden is luvverly”.”

  1. Ginnie said

    I like knowing that you have such a nice spot to relax. I, too, have a very eclectic collection of reading material … but I’ve made a new promise to myself…if I don’t like what I’m reading I’ll toss it aside. It used to be that I’d finish anything just to be able to say I’d read it …but no longer. Getting old had it’s advantages.

  2. Betty said

    You have a lovely garden. I can’t have one, as I live in an apartment, but I do have plenty of reading material, and thanks to my Kindle, the books aren’t all over my tables, on the floor, and stuffed into book cases.

  3. what a beautiful garden. Just thinking this would be the perfect place for a typically british midsummer night party. happy solstice.

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