Today the Bishops at the 2022 Lambeth Conference are visiting Lambeth Palace in London where the focus of their work will be on the Environment. We visited Lambeth Palace in 2010 and Nigel photographed a huge sprawling fig tree by the Great Hall.. and I've just found the fig tree was planted in 1556! White Marseilles fig tree.
Japanese Food at Notting Hill – I love this beautiful blog (Sakura Junction)
Apart from Grape Mochi the sweet I have created for my September Japanese sweet. I used a perennial flower called Japanese Anemone as the inspiration for this time. Japanese Anemone get lots of flowers around this time of a year which has either pink or white petals with a greenish yellow round centre. When the […]... Continue Reading →
Australia’s Convict Women. Book Review of “The Tin Ticket”
Book Review: The Tin Ticket by Deborah J. Swiss The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women "Under the Transportation Act, 162,000 women, men and children were exiled to Australia from 1788 - 1868." "During the nineteenth century, twenty-five thousand women were discarded by their homeland." I was aware... Continue Reading →