Delete, Delete, Delete!

The photo counter on the camera is often a good indicator of an enjoyed garden visit; the higher the count the more I found I considered beautiful, worth photographing, worth looking back on again at home. But, then, there are the occasions when the count is high because I have made such an effort to … Continue reading Delete, Delete, Delete!


WOODSTOCK A garden can fill me with emotions; an old garden with, perhaps, tired emotions for it is replete with history, remnants of days past, days lost, efforts at revival, some successes and some dreadful failures. A view to Inistioge from Mount Sanford Castle, along the woodland walk. The bridge in Inistioge, crossing the River … Continue reading Woodstock

The Excluding Eye – A Visit to The Garden House, Devon.

Why do we seek beauty and prettiness and exclude the unappealing, distasteful or unattractive when we photograph a garden? I have just looked back over an album of shots from a visit to The Garden House in Devon and find the photographs strongly contradict my thoughts and impressions of the garden on the day. They … Continue reading The Excluding Eye – A Visit to The Garden House, Devon.