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April 2017

A simple garden

Living in an age of images, where photography (and appearance), color and shape, have taken over and dominate, other characteristics, more difficult to communicate, have been lost and neglected. As fragrances, for example.*

Life can be ironic sometimes: in the middle of winter, when days are shorter, the weather is cold and grey, and nature is quietly sleeping, I happened to read some books about gardens and gardening. Among them all, the one that has carved out a special place in my soul is Un giardino semplice (A Simple Garden),  written by Paolo Pejrone, an Italian architect specialised in gardening and landscape design. (more…)