On A Hot Summer Day

Messing about in boats is a meaningful occupation on a hot summer day 🙂

All this he saw, for one moment breathless and intense, vivid on the morning sky; and still, as he looked, he lived; and still, as he lived, he wondered.
Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
Russell Baker

Baadfarten

The Fragrance of a Norwegian Holiday

The fragrance of heather and bog is like an instant journey into the Norwegian mountains.