During a recent short visit to Athens, where I gave a talk about the Millennium Forest, I was taken to see the hard landscaping surrounding the Acropolis. 

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DP, Stone, Athens, Dimitris Pikionis, Hard Landscape

On the outskirts of Shanghai lies a hidden treasure trove of thirty-five Ming and Qing dynasty homes. The dynasties ruled one of China’s most successful periods from the 14th to the 17th centuries.

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Shanghai, China, Stone, Architecture, Antique Villas, Craft, SL

Grecian Spring


Dan and I spent a well earned early spring holiday on a Greek island at the end of March, and were entranced by almost everything we saw, from wildflowers, to dry stone walls. Here are some of the things that we saw....

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HM, Greece, Stone, Dry Stone Walls