Sanssouci, Potsdam, Berlin – an Agrarian Versailles

Sanssouci Palace from the Great Fountain.

No description of Sanssouci would be complete without reference to Louis XIV’s great palace and garden landscape at Versailles. This was such a statement of power, splendour and taste that even 30 years after Louis’s death, diminutive copies were still … Continue reading

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden – Playing with Space and Form

Forget the Trebahs, Trewithins, Trelessicks and Tre ..whatever… this garden is the highlight of any trip to Cornwall, and despite its diminutive size is the most exciting and remarkable garden I saw last year. It was the quality of the … Continue reading