Monthly Archives: October 2013

Harcourt Arboretum Oxfordshire

Posted on 30/10/2013 by Pseu Yesterday the sun shone in a clear blue sky and it felt distinctly Autumnal. We decided that it was just the right sort of day to walk among the trees. We are lucky. Locally, less than 17 miles from here, there is an arboretum which has been part of Oxford […]

Kelmscott Manor – William Morris’s home in the country

via wikipedia The frontispiece of the Kelmscott Press Edition of ‘News from Nowhere’ was based on a drawing by Charles Gere. William Morris designed the type and ornamental borders. When we sat beside the River Thames recently, enjoying our picnic lunch and contemplating William Morris’s home in the meadows beyond the trees, we never envisaged that […]