Countryside Contemplations

Reflections on Our Wild Wonders

£9.99 £7.99


In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.‘ – Margaret Atwood.

Through evocative passages and quotes inspired by the countryside, this stunningly packaged book offers a rare opportunity to slow down, step back and receive the natural restorative power of nature. The contemplative words will transport you to a space of quiet reflection as you simply sit… and be.

‘Soon will the high Midsummer prompts come in

Soon will the musk carnations break and swell

Soon shall we have gold-dusted snapdragon

Sweet-William with his homely cottage-smell

And stocks in fragrant blow

Roses that down the alleys shine afar

And open, jasmine-muffled lattices’ …

Mathew Arnold, Thyrisis: A Monody to Commemorate the Author’s Friend, Arthur Hugh Clough


Publication date: 06/08/2020
Hardback ISBN: 9781789561883 192 pages