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  • How do you do?
    I'm Jamie; an incurably-curious, hopelessly-idealistic, vegetarian, polyglot-ish plant scientist at Cambridge. I spend too much time listening to music, wandering around the countryside, and eating apples.


    penchants: forest walks, benjamin britten, mediaeval history & literature, eastern philosophy, obscure tea blends, copperplate, twilight by the sea, quantum mechanics, thunderstorms, fruit trees, early music, dragonflies, postcards, underground railways, gardening, vapour trails, tiny art galleries, volcanic islands, moths, Virginia Woolf, gin cocktails, travel journals, mountain air, handwriting, continental cinema, bow ties, Lebanese food, historical linguistics, archery, all things Icelandic, & bitter-sweet lemonade.
    Thank you for stopping by; do say hello.

    St Peter’s, Horningsea.

    One of the most timelessly beautiful places I know.

    Temple Lawn.

    Jack enjoying the lawns.

    Jack enjoying the lawns.

    The Rose and Dahlia Gardens.

    Over the years, the Lords Fairhaven- owners of Anglesey Abbey- have invited royal visitors to leave their mark on the panes of a window in the library. Here is one of several such mementoes of visits to Anglesey made by the Queen.

    Over the years, the Lords Fairhaven- owners of Anglesey Abbey- have invited royal visitors to leave their mark on the panes of a window in the library. Here is one of several such mementoes of visits to Anglesey made by the Queen.