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The importance of yellow in the border

My small-scale quest to find examples of good late summer borders, and in particular mixed borders looking good now, has continued.  Hampton Court in Herefordshire is a pleasant cross-country hours drive from me and a garden I visit at some point most years.  619 more words


A day at Hampton Court

One of my favorite excurions our group took was to Hampton Court which is a pleasure palace filled with apartments and grand dining areas for guests of the King and Queen to stay and be entertained. 444 more words

No Phones No Lights No Motorcars

Written Wednesday night, posted Thursday morning.

Of course there are phones, lights and motorcars at Hampton Court, but after a nighttime prowl around the courtyards and cloisters when all is calm and quiet, even the planes coming in to Heathrow can’t break the spell. 682 more words

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The BBC Good Food Festival

Last Saturday we went to the BBC Good Food Festival held in the picturesque grounds of the historic Hampton Court Palace. It really was a feast for all the senses: a beautiful setting, gorgeous smells and of course lots of yummy food to taste. 271 more words