Rumours abound that Bath City Council want to destroy Norfolk Crescent Green Tree-lined river frontage
Rumours that Bath Council want to destroy Norfolk Green Tree-lined river frontage I am sitting at my desk looking out over Norfolk Crescent Green in Bath,...
posted on May 15, 2012
Happy 80th Birthday Willa
Last week it was our dear family friend Willa's 80th birthday. Happy birthday Willa.
posted on April 16, 2012
All in the eye of the beholder
There is even beauty in a toilet urinal Yesterday at The Loft Cafe in Bath I made a visit to the Houses of Parliament and was awed by the beauty of an unflushed...
posted on April 04, 2012
Apricot and Pistachio Tart in preparation
Apricot and Pistachio Tart I recommend Sally Bee's recipe for Apricot and Pistachio Tart from her book. This is my daughter and my first attempt. It was...
posted on April 03, 2012
Matara Gardens in full spring
Had a lovely lunch at Matara Gardens yesterday. It was a balmy day with a hint of breeze and burgeoning colour.
posted on April 02, 2012
Spirngtime in Bath Botanical Garden
Should you visit the beautiful Georgian city of Bath in England you should take a walk through Victoria Park into the Bath Botanical Gardens. This is a...
posted on April 01, 2012
Aspalathus 2, Part 2: Breede River and Hex River valleys
Here is the second part of species of Aspalathus (Tribe Crotalarieae, Fabaceae) found in the Hex River and Breed River valleys and lower catchments. I am sure...
posted on March 30, 2012
Aspalathus 2, Part 1: Breede River and Hex River valleys
Today and tomorrow I am posting composite pictures of some 36 species of Aspalathus (Tribe Crotalarieae, Fabaceae) found in the Hex River and Breed River...
posted on March 29, 2012
Matara Gardens at Springs Edge
Today I spent a lovely hour drifting through the Matara Gardens of Wellbeing near Kingscote in Gloucestershire. There is a certain tranquiility in this special...
posted on March 26, 2012
Matara Gardens of Wellbeing
20th March 2012 Matara's Vision Matara [matara.co.uk] is dedicated to the full expression of the human spirit centred on community and a deeper relationship...
posted on March 20, 2012
Vaclav Havel remembrance
Here are a few photographs taken earlier this year during the Vaclav Havel remembrance celebrations in Prague. It reminded me of the time when Princess Diana...
posted on March 18, 2012
Bad hair day
Xanthorrhoea sp. from Victoria Astralia
posted on March 13, 2012
Behind every successful woman there is a successful woman.
posted on March 09, 2012
Puntík lives in the Czech Republic. He is an intelligent, lively, explorative and much loved dog. He shares a house with two of my botanical firends, which he...
posted on March 08, 2012
Matara Gardens at winter's edge
The Matara Gardens of Wellbeing [matara.co.uk] are about the Celebrations of Life. As their website says: " The Matara Gardens of Wellbeing have been designed...
posted on Feb. 28, 2012
A bee's eye view of the mouth of a Streptocarpus flower
Streptocarpus formosus .
posted on Feb. 19, 2012