Scotland’s Orkney Islands: Of Storms and Stones, Of Trees and Treasure

Dec 16th, 2019 | Michael Turner

Here in our village in the west we are little regarded. The lords of tilth and loch are quarrying (we hear) Great stones to make a stone circle. They come here from Birsay to take our fish for taxes. Otherwise We are left in peace with our small fires and...

Gardens – A Personal Passion

Apr 5th, 2019 | Michael Turner

I grew up in England surrounded by beautiful gardens and landscapes. Memories of the smell of honeysuckle on a warm summer’s morning wafting in through the kitchen window of my grand-parents 16th century farmhouse in the Lake District still moves me viscerally, as does the smell of mown hay in the...

The Isles of Scilly: of helicopters, gardens and shipwrecks

Nov 30th, 2018 | Michael Turner

I’ll never forget the first time I saw the Isles of Scilly, early one misty, summer’s morning more years ago than I care to remember – from a helicopter. On what promised to be a glorious day we took off from Penzance for the 15-minute flight. As we rose into...

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