Cotehele Christmas Garland

Every year, the gardeners at National Trust Cotehele create a christmas garland in the great hall.  The garland is 60 feet long and based on a green base of Pittosporum into which thousands of dried flowers are poked-this year, there are 32,000.  The garland is built over a period of 2 weeks each autumn during which the … Continue reading Cotehele Christmas Garland


Refocusing my Blog

I started this blog with the intention of writing mostly about my experiences traveling and living abroad as well as my interests in nature and the outdoors.  As my blog has evolved over the past few months, I have started posting more and more about nature, especially about foraging.  I have now decided to split … Continue reading Refocusing my Blog