shoe per diem august 28, 2010

28 Aug

shoe per diem august 28, 2010, originally uploaded by piaktw.

On the last Saturday of our official summer (that ends with August) it felt appropriate to unpretetiously celebrate the long, glorious summer that was in one of the most summery of places – a lush garden.

There was squash-day (as in nothing more violent that cooking courgette dishes) in one lovely organic nursery-garden-fairtrade shop-café some miles north from where we live so on another chilly but sunny morning we headed to Växplats Nybyn (literary translates Growthplace Newvillage).

Where we enjoyed delicious vegetarian courgette food and bread, coffee and cake, strolled the huge garden, picked some fantastic flowers in the vast fields for self-picking, bought some courgettes and herbs for a ridiculously low price.

Read more about the garden here

It was some simple but brilliant hours spent there. The wearing, and inaugurating, of another (ahem, shoe sales, people, great shoe sales) pair of El Naturalista Iggdrasil swirl clogs did rather gilt-edged the day too. I love their dark navy blue hue, called cobalto. Which fitted my melancholy last weekend of summer mood of today.

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3 Responses to “shoe per diem august 28, 2010”

  1. Stacey_Riordan August 29, 2010 at 12:24 am #

    Love all the colours together! And that sounds like an awesome place to visit!

  2. Megan August 29, 2010 at 9:09 pm #

    what a wonderful way to spend the last official summer saturday. wwwaaahhhhh, i don’t want summer to end. this week is supposed to be hot, but after that fall will be moving in.

  3. piaktw September 7, 2010 at 1:19 am #

    oh it’s indeed a wonderful place, very soothing and uplifting for mind and body, stacey.

    i know, autumn came so so quick, megan, so not right:/

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