Purple haze

26 Jun

This post is a bit of a cheat — life has exploded all over my, um, life, and I’m treading water — but here’s a teaser of something completely amazing, something I’ve been waiting to see since we first decided to move here:

I wish you could scratch-and-sniff the screen and experience the powerful-yet-ethereal fragrance of the lavender fields here in the Cotswold.  Soon they’ll be at their peak, then harvested and gone.  Here’s hoping we can find a sunny day for another visit before this annual gift disappears …

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7 Responses to “Purple haze”

  1. Jenny June 26, 2012 at 2:16 pm #

    Oh this is something I must see for myself! Any tips on where to view these beautiful fields? I see a day trip in my near future!

  2. Zazamataz June 26, 2012 at 5:37 pm #

    Oh what beautiful lavender! Good luck with the life explosion.

    • Monique June 26, 2012 at 7:48 pm #

      Thank you! Lavender tea and a lavender cookie are helping me get through this evening … mmmmmmmm

  3. haitiruth June 30, 2012 at 4:38 pm #

    Wow! That is gorgeous.

    • Monique July 3, 2012 at 8:25 pm #

      I can still smell the lavender, just from looking at the photo.

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