36: Love Is

What is love, if not that feeling of elation experienced is one heeds the ‘stop’ sign for a moment (or lots of moments) and notices …

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… notices, the contrasting colours in the land where we stand?

 

The flowers in our hedgerows:

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Love in Sudbury’s Hedgerows

The leaves at our feet:

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Bird’s-Eye View of Pavement in Chilton

The homes of our little folks:

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Fungi on the Borders of People’s Park

And even the scars on our trees.

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Injured Trees in Chilton (presumably by local council decree!)

Love is where love is – and nurtured for free by the People.*

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The Boundary Flowers of  People’s Park

Even in the tiny bits of land that we call our gardens.

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Flowers in Jay Cool’s Garden

 

What is a Day Job, if it shuts us up inside blocks of concrete, keeps out the light, and stops us from landing?

 

Copyright of text, and all photos above, owned by Jay Cool, June 2019

 

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Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay.com

 

*People’s Park, in Sudbury, was willed to Babergh Council for the sole purpose of being home to a People’s Hospital. Barbergh sold the land to an umimaginative developer; hence, it is now boasts a non-descript housing estate, albeit with some very attractive wild flowers on its border.

N.B. Sadly, Babergh are now also looking to make a profit from the redevelopment of one of Sudbury’s most iconic buildings, Belle Vue House, the centrepiece of Sudbury’s Belle Vue Park.

Today, the Suffolk Mercury newspaper, sported an interesting front-page story. Now, I do wonder about the source? Hmmmm!

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