Tag Archives: John Parkinson

The Passion of Mary Lawrance

You never know what’s going to arrive when you  order unknown books at the British Library.  On this occasion I was in for a surprise and needed a trolley to take them to my desk in the British Library. I’d … Continue reading

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The Passion of Mary Lawrance

You never know what’s going to arrive when you  order unknown books at the British Library.  On this occasion I was in for a surprise and needed a trolley to take them to my desk in the British Library. I’d … Continue reading

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The Tradescants

I’d just finished writing a post about something I’d seen at the Garden Museum when I  realised there might be some readers who wouldn’t know anything about the subject and would need a bit of background. So I started writing … Continue reading

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The Daffodil King of Tooting

Inspiration for this week’s post came from daydreaming & looking out of the window and noticing some daffodils coming into flower.  I  remembered that ages ago I wrote a couple of posts about their  history:  The Daffodil most dainty and … Continue reading

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Lilac Time…

The spring has caught up with my garden and the lilacs are beginning to bloom. The first I knew was as I opened the doors into the garden the other morning and caught the scent well before I could see … Continue reading

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