Tuesday January 9th 2018Tim
the extent to which high office applies to gardeners. It
doesn't take much to dig a hole, plant something or turn
a Compost Pile. A little empathy, perhaps, but otherwise
we're not talking years of training, even if we are
talking many, many more years of practice, heartbreak,
physical exhaustion, injury and disappointment, all of
which may contribute.
But the idea
of for example sitting in the emergency ward struggling
with something like a burst appendix in the hope that
someone who might have received something like a
lifetime achievement Oscar for playing the role of a
magical aunt on the television might relieve you of your
appendix, shouldn't make any sense.