Monday, November 26, 2007

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Down the Rabbit Hole

So she was considering in her own mind (as well as she could, for the hot day made her feel very sleepy and stupid), whether the pleasure of making a daisy-chain would be worth the trouble of getting up and picking the daisies, when suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran close by her.

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Rosa 'Madame A. Meilland'

This rose is luminous in the evening, a beacon against the evil inside us.

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Pacific Rose Bowl Festival

At 5.30pm in the teeth of a fresh spring south-westerly. The festival hasn't started in earnest yet; the roses are like a chorus line backstage just before the curtains go up.

Thursday, November 8, 2007


Wednesday, November 7, 2007


The foliage is in better focus than the petals, but I'll pretend I did that on purpose. This is a very new rose.

Friday, November 2, 2007