As you may well know by now, The Dandy was at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on Sunday, trying his best to ignore the winter weather and concentrate on the wonderful feast for the senses these 300 acres afford.
Today, some more images that left a lasting impression on me and the fragrant thoughts they inspired…
1. Hydrangea Failing to Hide in The Gloom
Its Impure White Will Out
2. Cedar Above The Torrents
Comforting Against Black Clouds
3. A Strawberry Tree?
Who knew such fruity fantasies existed?
4. Temple of Remembrance
The Dandy has considered Estee Lauder’s Private Collection before.
Find out more about The Dandy’s thoughts on Mitsouko and this connection.
6. Glacial Beauty
Why does Ma Griffe make The Dandy think of icy botanists? The review tells all.
7. Unusual Grasses
Flowering For Many Seasons
8. The Pagoda
A Chinese Pavilion All Her Own
Discover a schoolteacher’s Beijing adventure in Cinnabar’s Story.
That’s all from magical Kew for now.
We return to the real world tomorrow, well almost.. we’re off to the opera!
I almost forgot, don’t you forget to take a peak at Part I of the visit.
The Perfumed Dandy.