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

‘Ahead of the curve’

This beautiful garden featured in the Scotland on Sunday, 28 February 2021: Helen Carmichael, custodian and hands-on-gardener: “Like all gardens, it is an ongoing project, and it’s a real privilege … Continue reading ‘Ahead of the curve’

‘Whistling Willie’, the LION MAN

Whistling Willie was a Perth eccentric who was renowned for his obsession with the Glovers’ Michaelmas dinner. Whenever he was asked, he could immediately answer how many days there were … Continue reading ‘Whistling Willie’, the LION MAN

In the middle of the Yew

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