Archive for the tag 'Abbey House Garden'

The flower that follows the sun does so even on cloudy days.
Robert Leighton

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 31st 2010

Learning without thought is labour lost;
and thought without learning is perilous.

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 10th 2010

The sculpture that I posted for my Saturday PhotHunt is entitled The Wrestlers and was quite fascinating to look at.
The Wrestlers depict two heroic male figures, one black, one white, at the peak of athletic prowess pitting their strength and skill against each other. This work presents a multitude of different viewpoints and engages the [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Sep 22nd 2009

This statue is situated at the entrance of Abbey House Gardens and is the work of Ian Rank-Broadley, the same sculptor that produced the statues in a previous PhotoHunt post.  I must admit I had not heard of him until I saw the sculptures at Abbey House Gardens, but it seems I should have done:
Ian [...]

38 Comments CherryPie on Sep 18th 2009

Set against the wall behind the house at Abbey House Gardens an unusual surprise awaits the visitors.
Make of it what you will…

For more of this weeks PhotoHunt pictures check out tnchick.

33 Comments CherryPie on Aug 28th 2009

I leave my heart in an English garden,
Safe where the elm and the oak stand by.
Tho’ the years rise and roll away
Still shall those watchmen stay,
Bold in the blue of an English sky.
Breezes in the long grass ruffling my hair,
Hollyhock and bluebell scenting the air,
Nothing in the world can ever be
Such a sweet memory:
Nothing in [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Aug 20th 2009

Good friends are good for your health.
Irwin Sarason

26 Comments CherryPie on Aug 9th 2009

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