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  1. Feb 2024
    1. In Mrs. Swinton’s garden, it was always summer. The lovely almond trees stood about it inperpetual leaf.

      An eternal summer in ypur own home? Is there a world where you can choose which season you want to be in?

    2. “How do you like it?” he asked the serving-man.“Roses occasionally suffer from black spot.”“These roses are guaranteed free from any imperfections.”“It is always advisable to purchase goods with guarantees, even if they cost slightly more.”

      Humans reject any imperfection, even if it means, in this case, a more artificial rose. The last sentence could be a subtle commentary on human nature and our pursuit of both perfection and security.