I celebrated The Frustrated Gardener’s second birthday yesterday in one of the farthest corners of Poland, near the city of Wroclaw. The countryside in the south west of the country is pastoral and green, a […]
Spending time in Hong Kong is no great hardship. But after a week in showrooms so crammed with Christmas sparkle that you can almost feel the glitter in your lungs, it is good to get […]
I once read that your preference for different kinds of landscape stems from a deep seated evolutionary instinct related to the race you’ve descended from. Whether or not there is any truth in this I […]
It’s only when you first discover poinsettias growing in the wild that you really appreciate the futility of growing them as a houseplant. Here a butterfly enjoys a pitstop in Pyin Oo Lwin, Burma.
As we progress around Burma, attended to like two little kings (which always makes me feel rather uncomfortable) I am continuing to persist with the “free wifi” that’s so proudly proclaimed in every restaurant, hotel […]
As is so often the case, the things that are on your own doorstep are the first to be overlooked. And so, somehow, we have never managed to visit the house and garden which is […]