The coming of summer brings the promise of new life springing from the malarky of springtime. Birds shush down to the serious business of raising their young whilst plants push forward in the thrust of sun driven momentum. The air thickens with flies, bees and butterflies as summer begins to dress itself with all the headiness of nectar drunk beings. We look on, watchers adrift in the separateness of our being, admiring the sheer audacity of this most hedonistic season. Let the ball begin.