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Flowers for the Dead – Barbara Copperthwaite

The beauty of flowers and their language are intertwined with the twisted thoughts of Adam Bourne, serial killer who believes he is the saviour of those he kills. 598 more words

Books I Have Read

The Secret Language of Flowers

” I am the rose of Sharon,
and the lily of the valleys.
As the lily among thorns,
so is my love among the
daughters. As the apple tree… 374 more words

Would smell as sweet.

At 5.45am we emerged sleepily from our front door. I was awake enough to notice the untidy state of our front garden an abundance of weeds and wild grasses, ivy, roses and shrubs desperately in need of more than a trim.  651 more words

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The Language of Flowers

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. 706 more words

Fiction

NHPR Floriography Interview

Here’s an interview I did with New Hampshire Public Radio, which you can stream on their website; I’m right at the beginning of the episode. 97 more words

St. Maewyn’s Day

You may know this fellow better by his adopted name: Patrick.

Patrick was named Maewyn Succat when he was born circa 385 CE to a wealthy Roman family in either Wales or Scotland. 515 more words

Quill & Ink

"By Yon Bonnie Banks" - Flowers on the Bank of Loch Lomond (On Victorian Love, Lost)

While everyone back in the United States is talking about St. Patrick’s Day, Scotland is fairly quiet. One of the most iconic emblems of the holiday, choruses of “Danny Boy” will probably float from the corner pubs across the country, invariably, at one point or another.  834 more words