Spring Green…

1 May 2011
Ben Pentreath

1st May. I love England in May at more than any other time, I think. There is something about the colour of the landscape, this first week of May, that I find extraordinary — like diving into a painting by Howard Hodgkin or Mark Rothko.

I think this green is what I was homesick for when I lived in New York for five years. And despite the bone-dry weather, the valley has never looked and felt so beautiful in its brilliant, acid, Spring green.

One reply on “Spring Green…”

I feel that same sense of delight when Melbourne comes in to Autumn; the light is blonde and fizzes like champagne over everything in sight. I’m a big fan of your blog from Australia, cheers!

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