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57º 16' 42.92N; 5º 44' 20.42W

The First Day of Summer

I sit down to write this on the first day of summer - the twenty-first of June, the summer solstice, the longest day. From here on in it’ll be shorter days, darker nights; plants will reach their potential then wither and die. I am told that spring came late to the whole of the British Isles this year; that we all endured a long winter. It dragged its heels.

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