A rose by any other name

I have been lately working on a garden photography project, which has got me interested in the Shakespearean plant language. Luckily for me, in the past couple of years no less than two books on the subject have been published, with deceptively similar titles: A Shakespearen Botanical by Margaret Willes, and Botanical Shakespeare by Gerit … More A rose by any other name


This is the look of disappointment – a blizzard in March. On a Friday, when big, exciting plans involving traveling to London were in place, but had to be abandoned because of the five days of back winter carnage. Still, in Oxford we were lucky; in some parts of the country people are still without … More Lately