Christopher Woodward

Allotments of Albion

The Picturesque Garden In Europe

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ON BOXING DAY I was in the Borghese Gardens, where I thousands of courteous Romans promenaded the avenues in their fur coats. Two children had escaped into a grove of his Renaissance garden into a miniature Arcadia inspired by the landscape gardens at Rousham and Stowe.

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