Tag Archives: Pliny

Treehouses of the Renaissance and after…

I was recently sent a book about treehouses for my birthday and it was a subtle reminder that we’d inherited the remains of one here in France when we bought the house 15 years ago and even laid the boards … Continue reading

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The straightness of cucumbers…

Here’s a picture starter  to get you in the right mood for this week’s post. Any guesses as what it might be? Answer at the end. Did you know we had a cucumber industry in Britain? or that we’ve had … Continue reading

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Dr Stukeley & the Druids

  HAPPY NEW YEAR! Believe it or not this is my 100th post – and coincides nicely with the end of  my second year writing this blog. Suitably for the time of year  its the second one about mistletoe, following on from … Continue reading

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