High Time for High Tea

Linda has just returned from Singapore, where one of her highlights was High Tea at Raffles. She writes this postcard whilst walking the white marble walkways past rooms with signs that read ‘Tiffin’, ‘Long Bar’ and ‘East Indie’ with her…

Postcard from Chateau Val Joanis

Sandra visits an unassuming garden, come vineyard, come olive grove in the south of France. Hopefully its summery warmth will warm us up today.     A modest sunburnt terracotta toolshed? Packed gravel pathways, corners stuffed with rusty watering cans,…

Run to Paradise

There’s a real buzz about Sri Lanka right now, which leads those in the know to make a beeline to coastal resorts south of Colombo. Dubbed India-lite, Sri Lanka is a polite place to holiday, delectable in every way, a…

One perfect garden day in Marlborough

Visiting new gardens and meeting new gardening communities are some of the pleasures of planning garden tours. Last week, our intrepid Ross Garden Tour leader Michael McCoy, returned from a guest speaking engagement in New Zealand. Michael enjoyed his visit so much he wants to…