Category: Inspirations


New England Artists and Their Gardens

It was a very wet & windy January when I made my way out to Massachusetts Horticultural Society headquarters at Elm Bank in Wellesley. There would be no walking around the gardens enjoying a bit of vanishingly rare winter sunshine today, what with the rain and melting snow, Elm Bank looked more akin to a swamp. Such is New England in winter and what … Read More New England Artists and Their Gardens


Down the rocky road

As far as what I do love, I love birds; I love lavender. Michael Moore Driving down a rocky road in France and we came upon a beautiful, aromatic lavender field in full bloom. We all piled out of the manual drive Ford Fiesta, grabbed out picnic gear and headed into the field. We spread our blankets and laid out the food and wine … Read More Down the rocky road