A fiery globe flings heat over our nation, our towns, villages, and grasslands… wastelands. There are murmurings of hose pipe bans, while many, not all, dream of England’s young football squad winning the Fifa World Cup, Andy Murray returning to Wimbledon
The heatwave continues. It sucks juices out of the earth, reaches temperatures that break meteorological records held since the year of 1910. Hot. Gritty. Dry. The mortar of the earth — Split-ting. Not unlike people the roots of some plants are withered a
Bertie Smith took a trip to Morocco with REEP (the Religions & Environment Education Programme) to learn about the several different kinds of gardens there, least of all the Anglo-Moroccan Shakespeare Garden in Marrakech.
Jane Shaw recounts tales of New Place in this February update, detailing scandalous theories of goings-on by the Shakespeares in years gone by, more ways to fight the bitter cold, and the self-destructive nature of the mistletoe...