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Barbara MacLeod

Well, all I can say is "Thank goodness for books!" In our rain-soaked climate - and there is more on the way - the next best thing to being in the garden, any garden, is to have such wonderful writing as this to hand!

She states "Writing for me [about her garden] became a way of seeing; the struggle to describe precisely became my way of paying attention." While she used a camera she felt it was no substitute for words. "And I like to take my time."

A few weeks ago you talked about the 'Slow Food Movement'. I think that this author would be just the person to start a 'Slow Gardeners' Movement'. Such a Lass of Pairts!

LINDA BRAZILL

My copy of the book just arrived this week. Beautiful writing — the kind where you go back to read a sentence or a paragraph over because it's so thoughtful and well-crafted. I'm appreciative as well as envious of her talent and her garden. Thanks for the recommendation. You also turned me on to Anne DeCourcy and I just found her new book, "Snowdon: A Biography" at my local Half Price Books. Since the book is only out in the UK and I live in the US, it was a wonderful thrill at a great price.

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