Presently September 2021

September – an incredible month of harvest, lores and Moon festivals…

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Presently June 2021

Presently June 2021 It is the month of June,The month of leaves and roses,When pleasant sights salute the eyes,And pleasant scents the noses.- N.P. Willis (1807-67) …. and it is the favourite month for weddings Welcome to June’s e-column… About the month of June June means Summer is here! A time where things really begin…… Continue reading Presently June 2021

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Presently May 2021

Presently May 2021 As the first day of May dawns, it begins with celebration of May Day that dates back to ancient times. Rich in folklores of maypoles, Morris dancing and May queens, the day is now known as Labour Day or International Workers Day. The day also marks the mid-point to summer in the…… Continue reading Presently May 2021

Presently April 2021

Presently April 2021 Presently April, the month that begins with fun and jokes, a custom that has gone on for hundreds of years. The Cuckoo signals the spring, although spring has officially been onboard as of 1 March. The trees and plants starts “to open” and begin to grow with brighter and clearer days (hopefully!)…… Continue reading Presently April 2021

Presently March 2021

Presently March 2021 With Spring officially onboard as of March 1st, it comes with a gentle spirit, warming up slowly with longer days and brighter skies. The flowers come, one by one with uplifting confidence. While snowdrops and crocuses carpet the ground, there is none so pretty that rises from the earth, standing up bright…… Continue reading Presently March 2021

Presently February 2021

Presently February 2021 February 2021 has come around too quickly, I think. As I reflect over the month of January, not a lot had happened. In fact, not a lot had happened in the last eleven months since we began adjusting to a new way of life. Yet, a lot has happened as well…vaccines are…… Continue reading Presently February 2021