Secret of the Yew Tree

‘If we are on a path of initiation into the secrets of landscape, earthlore and healing, the yew tree can become a powerful heirophant.’ The Ormiston Yew The circular Yew … Continue reading Secret of the Yew Tree

“Anyone for tennis”

This wonderful photograph is dated 1885 and is from the CANMORE collection. The setting is Greenbank House and Gardens. Those ‘captured’ in this moment of time have not been recorded. … Continue reading “Anyone for tennis”

In the middle of the Yew

My fascination with Yew trees has neither a beginning nor an end.  

“When Harry met Mary under the Yew tree”

It has been romantically recalled [in folklore] that Lord Darnley and Mary Queen of Scots were betrothed under an ancient yew tree in the grounds of Crookston Castle, Renfrewshire. This … Continue reading “When Harry met Mary under the Yew tree”