Jo Thompson’s caravan-themed garden really touched a chord within me.  Partly because the wonderful 1950’s caravan used as the focal point of the garden reminds me of caravan holidays in my childhood.  Here, the idea is that the caravan provides a retreat in the garden for the owner.  This is something I am planning for… Read More


SOUTH COTTAGE,  SISSINGHURST – A RARE OPPORTUNITY to actually go inside South Cottage (normally closed to the public as it is the residence of one of Vita Sackville-West’s grandchildren).   The National Trust, unusually, opened it for select parties for just a few hours the other Saturday and I was lucky enough to see it,… Read More