The Garden Museum

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I had visited this small but lovely museum before its refurbishment and found it charming, especially the tombstones in the graveyard of St-Mary-at-Lambeth Church, where it is located. I returned last week. Formerly the Museum of Garden History, the museum … Continue reading

Chasing a Hare

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Today I am chasing a hare. A magical, almost mystical, creature, symbolic of changeability and fertility and associated with the Moon, hares feature in folklore and art in many different cultures around the world, it would be hard to catch. … Continue reading

Did the earth move for you?

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It may have done if you visited the Earth Galleries of the Natural History Museum in South Kensington. It had been years since I went to the Earth Galleries, accompanying visiting friends who had young children, so I was unprepared … Continue reading

Burial Grounds of London

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In my recent wanderings around central London I have found myself in two ‘gardens’ which were formerly burial grounds, attached or unattached to churches. Each was fascinating in its own way and I have found one connection, at least, between … Continue reading