We Shall not Cease from Exploration

We shall not cease from exploration 
And the end of all our exploring 
Will be to arrive where we started 
And know the place for the first time. 

T.S. Eliot — “Little Gidding” (the last of his Four Quartets)

I found this quote on Liz Davidson’s blog, as she rightly says you stumble across things when you need them.  And I found this quote particularly poignant.

sage, mange-tout, red cabbage, summer broccoli, white cabbage, lettuces, tarragon.

After two months and 8 drafts of refining and honing, I have finally sent off my proposal for a place as a research student.   I confess, my body prickles with heat as I press the send button.

curry plant, thyme, summer broccoli, red cabbage, mange-tout, lettuces, white cabbage.

I am truly heartened by all the positive messages (from the universe) I have been receiving recently, ( see previous post).   Now with my ‘potager’ tubs planted out with edibles happily established and romping away, tell me am I not right to feel positive, if not a little daunted at what I might be letting myself in for?

rosemary, red lettuces, white cabbage, red cabbage, mange-tout.