Modern Plant Hunters – A Review.

Modern Plant Hunters – Dr. Sandy Primrose. Plant hunters have given our gardens the most wonderful range of plants; we are greatly indebted to these brave, courageous and daring people and Dr. Sandy Primrose’s account of our modern plant hunters is gripping and informative reading for all gardeners and plant lovers. Plant hunting is not … Continue reading Modern Plant Hunters – A Review.

The Priest on the Train.

My father worked in C.I.E.  (now, Irish Rail) and this gave us a number of free train journeys each year. These were used for days out to Cork; shopping for my mother and, the highlight for me, a visit to Woolworth's on Patrick Street where I was always allowed to have some toys to bring … Continue reading The Priest on the Train.