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Belief, Gardening and Rituals

Belief, Gardening and Rituals

My father was raised a Catholic, but when the church supported conscription in World War II and he was forced to become a soldier, he turned against it, and for the rest of his life railed against all forms of organised religion. As a result I grew up with little understanding of faith beyond singing … Continue reading

Parson Davey’s Gardening and Pixies

The 18th century was the great age of English garden design, an art form allegedly the only true English art. They often included picturesque walks with inspiring quotes to ponder whilst pausing to take in the view. But Davey of course used it as yet another form of his piety. This is more from Small … Continue reading