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Winkworth Arboretum

October 18, 2017


Where are the songs of spring? Ay, Where are they?  Think not of them, thou hast thy music too,—  While barred clouds bloom the soft-dying day,  And touch the stubble-plains with rosy hue;  To Autumn by John Keats

Berkshire Summer Blooms

August 28, 2016


“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature” Gerard De Nerval

Cliveden on Thames

April 23, 2015


Thus pass the temperate hours : but when the sun Shakes from his noon-day throne the scattering clouds. Even shooting listless languor thro’ the deeps; Then seek the bank where flowering elders croud, Where scatter wild the lily of the vale Its balmy essence breathes, where cowslips hang The dewy head, where purple violets lurk. […]