Two years ago, at the end of what we were told had been the coldest March for fifty years, I cleared a layer of frozen snow on our allotment and planted fifteen asparagus crowns that we had ordered from the Royal Horticultural Society, but which arrived just as a blizzard moved in. 2,143 more words
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The Hare with Amber Eyes is beautifully written and takes the reader on a journey through a family history of nearly 200 years.
The author Edmund de Waal, a ceramicist, tells the story of the Ephrussi, his family, who had been a very wealthy and well-known European Jewish banking dynasty. 230 more words
Un’eredità di avorio e ambra ripercorre la travagliata esistenza di 264 Netsuke – sculture giapponesi di avorio, o legno – non più grandi di una scatola di fiammiferi, raffiguranti divinità, personaggi di ogni tipo, animali, piante. 113 more words