Some more Arthur Rackham illustrations

image credit: Arthur Rackham [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

I found some Arthur Rackham illustrations from Lamb’s Tales of Shakespeare to celebrate the bard’s birthday on 23rd April. A very special person told me how much she’d enjoyed re-acquainting with Arthur Rackham, and I did too. So, here are some more Rackham illustrations; hope you enjoy them. Rapunzel The Frog Prince British Ballads -…… Continue reading Some more Arthur Rackham illustrations

Is my camellia going to flower after all?

image credit: By KENPEI (KENPEI's photo) [GFDL (, CC-BY-SA-3.0 ( or CC BY-SA 2.1 jp (], via Wikimedia Commons

Last year my potted camellia was swathed in fleece to protect it from the winter frosts.‘Ne’er cast a clout till May be out’. I erred on the side of caution and didn’t remove the fleece until May 1st. It may be May Day for you but it’s Camellia Day for me! If you read Camellia Day…… Continue reading Is my camellia going to flower after all?