gentle plea for chaos reflections from an English garden. by Mirabel Osler

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We live in a world that teaches us to control or resolve or manage life, rather than just live it. With our fear of the unknown, we too easily strangle the beauty, the mystery and the surprise. Maybe, just maybe, the very best stuff happens when we are uncertain dare we take the invitation, this gentle pleas for chaos.

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