Tag Archives: Nature of Change

Invitation to Play

I have so many images from the launch now, yet when I think about publishing some I feel overwhelmed: which? How many? Because the reality is I would prefer to meet you there! We could explore and play in the … Continue reading

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State of Play

The rhodi’s are growing, the terminal buds opening into leaves – not the flowers I had anticipated. The pink tip opens to momentarily form a crown of ‘petals’ around the pale soft baby leaves within. I cut some. The phrase … Continue reading

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The Story

The story is written, it’s incredible! And it’s unfair to give anything more than a flavour here: “The Rowan tree, Sorbus aucuparia, the mountain ash, the traveller’s tree; a laughing pioneer, it grows where other trees dare not go – … Continue reading

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A Gardener’s Promise

The Gardeners promised to make a planter and find a specimen tree that would ‘advertise’ the artwork at Reception. They are busy people – my expectations weren’t high – but I was taken aback by the loveliness of their choices.The … Continue reading

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Sara Maitland, Gossip from the Forest:

“May is the magic month in the greenwood. Gradually, through its bright four weeks, the roof of the forest thickens into summer density, the fan-vaulting of winter branches filling in and blurring with leaf dance. There is a mysterious brightness, … Continue reading

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New Leaf

Along with strips of bark, seed heads and numerous photos, I’d returned from Arran last year with a bag of huge Rhododendron magnificum leaves.  Letting my hands do the thinking, I’d slice into one, feathering or ‘serrating’ the edges. As … Continue reading

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