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A love of trees

I have always loved trees. They are magical, all of them – but of course I have my favourites. One favourite is the lime tree. There are different kinds of lime, but the one I know best is Tilia cordata, and it can grow into a huge tree. Probably too big for most gardens… Read more...

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The joy of writing

In the beginning of the 90's I wrote three books – one about Dolls Houses; one about other kinds of miniature projects and one about stenciling – but for a long period of my life, I did anything but write. I worked as a secretary, a clerk, a copywriter and a translator – just to mention a few of the jobs I had. Read more...

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About me

I am an anglophile nature and animal lover with a passion for writing. One half of me is super energetic and the other half incredibly lazy in a good way. It CAN be a problem when the wrong "half" gets the upper hand ... Read more...

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Special moments

I once stayed in a cottage by a wonderful English garden. There was a small thatched pavilion in the garden, and I loved to sit there by myself. Next to the pavilion was an old pigeon house with white doves, and from the bushes behind it the robin was singing... Read more...

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Wake up to something beautiful

It is important to wake up to something beautiful I think. When I was in my twenties, I painted my bedroom dark green like the forest and hang a beautiful picture at the end of my bed. The picture was by the Swedish artist Harald Wiberg, whom I adore (try google his name and you will see what I mean)... Read more...

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Hidcote Manor Garden

Hidcote Manor Garden is one of the most famous gardens in England, and it lies well hidden in the beautiful Gloucestershire just a few hours’ drive from London. The garden was created by Major Lawrence Johnston, who came from a wealthy American family... Read more...

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