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In a normal summer, during non-pandemic-times, I’d be rattling around in England and in Italy, continuing my explorations of landscapes, architecture, art, cultural history and gardens. But now, in year 2020, the more I’m forced to settle into covid-avoidance-immobility, the more vivid my house-and-garden-bound days here in rural New Hampshire are becoming; this because I’m … Continue reading
March 2014. Behind the making of every garden there’s a Story. But, interesting stories alone don’t make for interesting gardens. Only in those rare instances when a compelling story is joined with idiosyncratic inspiration, and then honed by deep design expertise, does a world-class garden spring forth. Although it’s a rare bird who can create … Continue reading
February 2014. On Tuesday, August 6, 2013 my meanderings through Kent continued, as I was led by extraordinary Blue Badge Guide Amanda Hutchinson ( www.southeasttourguides.co.uk ), and expertly driven to our destinations by Steve Parry ( www.snccars.co.uk ) . By this, the third day of our travels, Amanda and Steve and I had settled into … Continue reading
Major Ramblings Across the English Countryside: Stowe Landscapes; Hidcote Garden; Severn Valley Railway.
September 17th, 2012—Monday morning. Oxford, England. Having finished my mad dash up to the Cupola of the Sheldonian Theatre, I returned to the Old Bank Hotel, organized my suitcase in 10 minutes (remember…packing only what you absolutely need is the most luxurious thing you can do for your traveling-self), and was ready for my 11AM reunion … Continue reading