The ulterior life of plants per se

This is an old piece. Inspired and drawn from David Attenborough’s book ‘the private life of plants’. Some time around 1996 in the Botanic gardens in Glasnevin in Dublin there was an exhibition of plant paintings around the gardens. I did two myself, a hellebore  and a something else. These were the days before smart […]

Branching out into Ikebana

I must say I picked a very windy day to go photographing nature.A preliminary reckoning of the current cutting situation for I am about to embark on a journey of Ikebana. I have been giving some flower arranging classes in Glangevlin since last autumn which have been going well. We delved into Ikebana, the Japanese […]