Sissinghurst room at a time

Earlier this summer, I made a mad dash into Sissinghurst gardens,
30 minutes before closing. I vowed to go back, tried a few weeks later
and managed to sit on the M25 for six hours having to retreat as it closed yet again.
It was not meant to be this summer. 

I want to tell you all about the Elizabehtan house set in fields and meadows
 in the beautiful Kent landscape. I want to tell you about the owners, 
Vita Sackville-West, poet, novelist, gardener and her husband, Harold Nicolson, 
writer and diplomat. There is more to their story than you can imagine. 
But that is another story.
I have many photographs from my 30 minute photo shooting spree..
waiting for my words. I think a cold winter's day and time
on hand will be required to write the post that I want to share, until then
please join me as we walk thru
Sissinghurst room at a time.
June 11, 2011 

and then their are the fields and meadows....

I will save that for another time...

Best wishes my green thumbed friends,

Jeanne xx

1 comment:

  1. Hello Jean

    I don't think I could ever get enough of Sissinghurst.

    These images are dreamy - Oh to sneak in and live here for a month and paint. I could live on a meal a day

    Thank you for this joy




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