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August 21st 2010

Just back from a lightning visit to London which was over much too fast. There is a new shop on Regent Street called  ‘Anthropologie’.  I’ve visited one of their stores […]
August 21st 2010

July 22nd 2010

I saw these at the Hampton Court Flower Show. I have never seen these particular flowers before but I really like them – they are called Monarda and this variety […]
July 22nd 2010

July 14th 2010

After the Hampton Court Flower Show, we stopped for a drink at the Albany pub across the river and sat on a terrace overlooking the Thames. We noticed a coot’s […]
July 14th 2010

July 11th 2010

Last post from Hampton Court Flower Show. It was very hot and humid in London and it has been exceptionally dry. The logistics of keeping all the flowers and plants […]
July 11th 2010

July 10th 2010

There are so many things to buy – everything from plants to garden tools, garden furniture, ornaments, sculptures even clothing, hats, jewellery and handbags and all manner of cute stuff […]
July 10th 2010

May 12th 2010

I was in London yesterday. There is a wonderful conservation campaign going on at the moment to save the Asian elephant. It’s called the ‘Elephant Parade’ and to publicise this […]
May 12th 2010