Golding discovers ancient graffitti carved in the rocks of a Greek island, by long gone lovers. Wishing you, as we move into late summer, many bee-buzzing hours. Having planted swathes of lavender and sun-shine gaillardia, we are enjoying clouds of humming.
Their love-lorn friends carved their names on the rocks through all the long bee-buzzing hours.
Source: Louis Golding, Good-bye to Ithaca (London: Hutchinson, 1955), p. 128