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Alive and Kicking (健在で)

Those of you wondering where The Frustrated Gardener has got to need not worry. I am alive and kicking in China, having just been to a magnificent Japanese teppanyaki restaurant with Taiwanese hosts. 134 more words


The seed is sown...

Caitlin has always enjoyed plants and gardening, and has a natural flare for design (she undertook the design and creation of both our front and back gardens when she was a teenager, it was pretty impressive!), and although I am not quite as skilled at identifying plants I still appreciate the beauty of a good garden. 350 more words


Tips for photographing roses 3: work with nature, not against it

Ever seen a field of yellow sunflowers in an open field in Tuscany, all obediently facing the same way? It’s a beautiful sight, though it always looks a little eerie to me – such clear proof of the irresistible pull of the sun. 660 more words


Deverson Family Extravaganza - Chelsea

May and June saw Malcolm, Carolyn, Kent, Eryn and Peter come to visit. As this would be the first time all of us were together since 2009 (and before Peter and Toby of course), we all agreed to make something of the occasion and spend the first week in Cornwall together. 452 more words