Thursday, October 28, 2010

The garden at New Place

The garden at New Place, on Chapel Street in Stratford Upon Avon is one of my favorite places in the world. It is the a place of great beauty and calm. Hidden behind high walls are apple trees, roses, wild flowers and the most wonderful monuments I have ever seen to a human life - wooden benches with plaques commemorating loved ones in the most heart-rending simple words, which touch my very soul time and time again.

Here are some photographers I took last time I was there, about two months ago.

How I wish I could visit it weekly, sit on my favorite bench with my sandwich, listen to the birds and watch the people walk by and be at peace and with a joyful heart. I wish. I wish.