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The English summer

by Clare Mansell
The English summer

I’m back in the UK, for what has ironically turned out to be the hottest weekend of the year so far, fortunately its still a good deal cooler than Cyprus!

It’s been 4 months since we last visited, and I’ve been struck not only by how green everything is (which is ironic in a drought) but also how long the days are. It gets dark in Cyprus very quickly at about 8:30pm. In the UK it is light until 10pm and the lovely half-light of twilight lasts for about an hour. Apparently it’s all to do with your position on the globe, but I confess I don’t know the science!

Of course being back home has also meant more of my mother’s home cooking… just look at those brownies!

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Lyn July 12, 2010 - 8:22 am

Im looking, Im looking!
Welcome back, have a good visit and I can almost smell the lavender from here!

Ninny July 12, 2010 - 1:21 pm

Yummy goodness worth going home for. My mother made the best cream pies. I still get a hankering for the coconut and the chocolate.


LindyLouMac July 12, 2010 - 3:53 pm

Enjoy those lovely long summer evenings, something I also miss.


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