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garden tales from a Brit at home and abroad

Category Archives: Italy

The essence of gardens

Sometimes the most poignant qualities of a site come not from what is actually there, but from what is connected to it, through time and space, by our recollections and … Continue reading

February 10, 2011 · 15 Comments

The monkey in my blog

From time to time, I get comments about my avatar (the icon attached to this blog). Most recently, fellow blogger Diana of Elephant’s Eye wondered if it was a startled … Continue reading

January 17, 2011 · 10 Comments

Villa Madama

We were recently fortunate to visit the glorious sixteenth century Villa Madama, just north of Rome. Designed by Raphael, it was one of the finest Renaissance villas with its classically … Continue reading

June 10, 2010 · 13 Comments

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