Enjoy a Contrast? This is the view from my bedroom and this is the view from my room in Paris.
Speaking of Paris I didn't get to eat at this Souffle place but I wanted to
I've become obsessed with wanting to know more about the people who created the gardens I saw. So I've been online and ordering some books form the Book Depository.
David and Lady Pamela Hicks
Counting the seconds til this one arrives.
Loved his garden.
Here's his son Ashley giving us the tour:
Here's Old Me:
Lady Pamela was in here knitting and warming herself by a fire. She was also possibly enjoying a large and soothing G and T and wondering when the hell we were all leaving
Got her book on order too
Vita Sackville West
Everyone raves about this book and I am dying to read it. Here's some Sissinghurst action:
Loved the view from the tower.
and especially loved Vita's writing room
He loved gardening and embroidery, he was the youngest child, he knew a lot of 'slebs, he was into self seeding, encroaching meadows, no bare patches of earth, small dogs and his mother was very controlling. Sounds very promising. I for one cannot wait to get my mitts on this book.
anyway here are some snaps from my garden:
and some Jean Brown action:
and a posy:
and a snap of me and my sister and our friend P at Petersham Nursery (thanks L!)
and a lovely flower shop in Chelsea:
and some gratuitous outfit shots:
here's a gorgeous card from my friend N:
And here's some tofu for the Vegetarians. Feast your eyes!
I hate to introduce a sad note, but I'm worried about Nigella.
Hope she's ok.