Visiting Les Potirons -Foxgloves

Foxgloves taken at St James Church, Exeter at celebration days before our trip to Jersey. We went to a 50th year celebration for our dear friends and I saw these beautiful foxgloves in the church yard and had to get some close ups and try to study them.

The next day we’re off to revisit the island of Jersey near the coast of France, little did I know we were going to a farm called Les Potirons

Ferry to Jersey

Dolphins diving

Jersey cows

The windmill

The tractors on the beach

The Farm at St Marys

We had a delightful visit and talked about Family visits dating back to 1961

It seemed time stood still with no internet or computers

Tim and Graham

Thank you for a wonderful visit!

Study Nature every thing else seems a waste

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Pythagoras, quoted in Simon Singh’s altogether fascinating Fermat’s Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World’s Greatest Mathematical Problem (public library), replies:

” Life… may well be compared with these public Games for in the vast crowd assembled here some are attracted by the acquisition of gain, others are led on by the hopes and ambitions of fame and glory. But among them there are a few who have come to observe and to understand all that passes here.

It is the same with life. Some are influenced by the love of wealth while others are blindly led on by the mad fever for power and domination, but the finest type of man gives himself up to discovering the meaning and purpose of life itself. He seeks to uncover the secrets of nature. This is the man I call a philosopher for although no man is completely wise in all respects, he can love wisdom as the key to nature’s secrets. ”

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Having learned from some of the greats, studying Scientists, Artists, Creators and Designers they all seem to eventually turn to Nature.

It seems that in enduring life and it’s traumas and it’s majesty, people like Frank Loyd Wright, was Erickson, Emily Dickinson and so so many others

is our instinct I always wonder where is there something more magical and mystical that presents itself to us on this great earth love this quote thank you Breen picking you always lift my thoughts up to higher places Suzanne