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Paradise Regained

Some of my best friends are gardeners and I suspect they have a inkling of a paradise that I haven’t yet perceived. They are (the four that I’m thinking of) utter paragons of patience, in balance with nature, creative, knowledgeable, and humble in their understanding of and acceptance of human limitations. 550 more words

The Chelsea Flower Show and the Gardens of England

The English and Their Gardens

Gardens are not created or made, they unfold, spiraling open
like the silk petals of an evening primrose flower to reveal the… 197 more words


9. 'Tis the season for mince pies and morphine

‘Tis the season to be jolly (falalalala, lalalala) even when you’re throwing up on Christmas morning, because having a shower was too much fun for one day (falalalala, lalalala.) ‘Tis not the season to pass on Christmas pudding, so I’ve put my rule book to one side and enjoyed a heady mix of mince pies, morphine and mulled wine (falalalala, lalalalaaaaaaaaaaggghhh!) 887 more words

May 2015 - Chelsea Flower Show - Out with Work - Eldest daughter's birthday party!

On 21st May, my friend Maria and I went, by train, to one of the most prestigious flower shows in England! I’ve been a couple of times before but it was several years ago so I was really looking forward to going again! 484 more words