Monthly Archives: March 2014

Trebah, Cornwall

Trebah is one of the ‘Great Cornish Gardens’ – climate and geography being the keys to its success. The secret elements are its sheltered wooded slopes, and closeness to the warmth of the Gulf Stream in the Helford estuary. This illustration is a good indicator of the way both the house and garden lie in […]

The Vikings Exhibition at the British Museum

The Vikings opens tomorrow. I have been lucky enough to go already, and I urge every London resident and visitor to go to. It is wonderful. The audioguide is excellent. I went round once without it, stopping at the things that caught me attention. Then I started again with the audioguide. It led me to […]