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Category Archives: Book reviews

Edens beyond the razor wire

The Royal Horticultural Society’s monthly members’ journal The Garden is a predictable mix of plant profiles, gardening tips and lists of UK gardens to visit. It is glossy and pleasant … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 3 Comments

Book review: A World of Gardens

Landscape history is a fast-growing academic field (excuse the pun), with new university courses being set up and increasing numbers of conferences arranged and books published. But there are still … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Paris – then and now

A friend who sells vintage accessories has just sent me an old postcard of parc Monceau that she bought in the northeast of England. Postmarked 1905, it shows the rotunda … Continue reading

January 10, 2011 · 4 Comments

Book review: Spatial Recall

Marc Treib is one of my favourite writers about landscapes. He is thought-provoking, prolific and easy-to-read, perhaps the three qualities to which I most aspire. So it was with pleasure … Continue reading

June 3, 2010 · Leave a comment

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