The summer holiday isn’t complete without a trip to Wisley.
Two hundred years ago Jane Austen left her house in Chawton for Winchester for medical treatment, where she died in July 1817.
This is the house where Jane Austen lived from 1809 to 1817. Here, she revised her earlier novels Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice and saw them published. She wrote Mansfield Park, Emma and Persuasion and began her last and uncompleted novel, Sanditon. Continue reading Jane Austen’s House Museum
Evelyn Dunbar was the only salaried female World War II artist, yet the importance of her work is continually being reassessed and belatedly recognised. Continue reading Evelyn Dunbar at The Watts Gallery
I had a spare 10 minutes in Guildford the other day.
So I headed straight for Guildford Castle.
The RHS Hampton Court Flower show is always wonderful. My camera and I always really look forward to visiting.
The show gardens and the floral marquees are something truly special to behold.
‘Beneath a Mexican Sky’ is one of the most eye-catching gardens.