Gardening with holocaust survivors

Posted: 3rd Jul 2014

The survivors of the holocaust are getting on. Many have been in the UK for most of their life now. Traumas are old and familiar, sorrow runs deep and is still so close to the surface. Gardening creates a space that jogs the memories of childhood, of gardens and parks in other cities, of parents Read more…

Chelsea Fringe 2014

Posted: 9th Jun 2014

Amy Pliszka’s exhibition ‘Bees Beside Us’ at the Chelsea Physic Garden, London, is the last of the Chelsea Fringe events this year. The intricate pleated textile and turned wood beehive is “an urban living space designed from the perspective of the honeybee”. Fledging sister festival to the Chelsea Flower Show, the Fringe offers a hearty Read more…

It has hatched!

Posted: 12th May 2014

After many moons of being buried in a storm of research papers, much mindful cogitating and tweaking, my website has hatched. Be welcome, settle in, clasp your hot tea and have a wander around. I wish you a gentle and kind journey. Although gardening is as nearly as old as humankind, discovery of its qualities Read more…